NEW YORK -- The Jets' comeback win over the Cowboys has earned the best preliminary television rating for a Week 1 game on Sunday or Monday night in 15 years.
New York's 27-24 victory Sunday on NBC drew a 16.9 overnight rating and 27 share. It's also the best "Sunday Night Football" overnight since the package moved to NBC in 2006.
A Cowboys-Bears game earned a 20.2/33 on a Monday night on ABC in 1996.
Ratings represent the percentage of all homes with televisions tuned into a program. Shares represent the percentage of all homes with TVs in use at the time. Overnight ratings measure the country's largest markets.