A new noise volume record for Ford Field
According to Kyle Meinke of MLive, a new record decibel level was set at Ford Field during the Wild Card Round game against the Rams.
Ford Field officially topped out at 133.6 decibels on Sunday according to the team, smashing the old stadium record of 127.6.
Meinke wrote, "That’s equivalent to the sound of a 747 jet engine at takeoff, according to the Center for Disease Control."
Erik Schlitt of Pride of Detroit attempted to capture the exact moment Ford Field got to 133.6 decibels, and he probably nailed it.
Lions-Rams dominates viewership
It's not surprising last Sunday night's Lions-Rams game had a ton of eyeballs on it, given all the storylines and that it was the most competitive game of Wild Card Weekend. But at 35.8 million viewers, according Nielsen, it's the most-watched primetime show since Super Bowl LVII in February. It was also NBC's third-most watched Wild Card Game since 1988.
Sunday night’s viewership peaked at 38.3 million viewers between 9-9:15 p.m. ET, as the Rams and Lions traded touchdowns and Detroit pulled ahead 21-17 with four minutes remaining in the first half.
The Divisional Round game against the Buccaneer is of course not in prime time Sunday night, 3 p.m. ET, but the viewership number is sure to be robust again.