BY JEFF NOWAK | Staff writer
The fans weren't allowed to watch Saints-Bucs in person, but that didn't stop their opening game from hitting the highest ratings mark for a Fox afternoon broadcast in four seasons.
But how did that stack up in New Orleans itself?
The Fox broadcast pulled a 45.6 household rating and a 62.6 share, peaking at at 49.5 HH ratings with 280,000 homes tuning in.
New Orleans is the 50th-largest metered market tracked for broadcast ratings with more than 600,000 metered homes.
The game, featuring Tom Brady in his first game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, was expected to be the highest-rated...