The game delivered a household rating of 13.8 and market share of 24. It was the most-watched Patriots preseason opener among men aged 25-54 since Nielsen switched to its current LPM (Local People Meter) measurement method in 2002. Overall, Patriots-Redskins ranked among the top three most-watched opening preseason games since 2002.
The Patriots return to Foxborough this week to take on the Philadelphia Eagles in their preseason home opener on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The game will be televised from Gillette Stadium on WBZ Channel 4, with Dan Roche and Christian Fauria again providing the call from the booth and Matt Chatham and Steve Burton reporting from the sidelines. WBZ Channel 4 will provide television coverage for the Patriots’ final two preseason games as well, with New England taking on Carolina at Gillette Stadium on Aug. 22 before traveling to New Jersey to face the New York Giants on Aug. 28.