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By Variety

The early ratings for Super Bowl 53 have the NFL championship at a 10-year low.

The low-scoring game between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams on CBS averaged a 44.9 rating in metered market households.

That is the lowest household rating for a Super Bowl since 2009, with that game having drawn a 42.0 metered market household rating. That is also compared to a 47.4 household rating in 2018, meaning this year is down by 5 percent in that measure.