Lions-Cowboys game delivers big ratings for ESPN

The Detroit News

The Cowboys-Lions game delivered the best Monday Night Football rating in two years for ESPN. Dallas won 42-21.

Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant pulls down a fourth quarter touchdown reception in between Lions Nevin Lawson and Glover Quin.

The 10.7 rating was the best since a 12.1 rating the Dallas-Washington game drew on Oct. 27, 2014. The Dallas-Detroit game was carried on Channel 7, an ABC affiliate, locally.

ESPN began airing Monday night NFL games in 2006.