Super Bowl LIII ratings hit 10-year low

Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore intercepts a pass during Super Bowl LIII. - Boston Sports Journal

Is America getting tired of seeing the Patriots in the Super Bowl?

Super Bowl LIII pulled an overnight rating of 44.9 nationally, the lowest since 2009's Super Bowl between the Steelers and the Cardinals. For comparison, last year's contest between the Patriots and the Eagles pulled a 47.4 rating, almost 3.5 million more viewers total.

Notably, the city of New Orleans said it would boycott the Super Bowl — then it actually did.

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