The 9/12 WWE Monday Night Raw went head to head with the return of regular season "Monday Night Football" on ESPN. Monday night RAW drew a 2.72 cable rating with 3.9 million viewers.
The first hour drew a 2.72 rating (3.82 million viewers), while the second hour drew a 2.71 (3.89 million viewers).
The NFL on ESPN drew 14.5 million and 15.3 million viewers respectively (part of the second game aired on ESPN 2 and later on ESPN).
This is down from last week's RAW rating of 3.0 on Labor Day weekend.