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Vikes-Cowboys was most-watched game in Thursday Night Football history

It's the most-watched game in the history of Thursday Night Football.
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The NFL's TV viewership issues weren't a problem during Thursday's Vikings-Cowboys game.

NFL public relations says the game broke the Thursday Night Football record with 21.8 million people tuning in to watch the game. That's 22 percent more viewers than the previous record, set last season on Thanksgiving night when Aaron Rodgers beat the Lions with on a Hail Mary pass to Richard Rodgers.

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