YOU JUST KEEP TELLING YOURSELF THAT, FELLAS: “NFL Blames ‘Confluence of Events’ for Ratings Declines… As for a potential backlash by some viewers angered at players not standing for the national anthem to protest of police brutality, the NFL said it sees no evidence to that being a factor in declining ratings: ‘In fact, our […]
The NFL apparently does not believe National Anthem protests are to blame for their lower TV ratings this season. Instead, they're citing the presidential race as a major reason for their ratings woes.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is calling the protests of football players who decline to stand for the national anthem "dumb and disrespectful." The justice said in an interview … Click to Continue »
He refused to stand for the national anthem last night during a pre-season game against the Green Bay Packers in protest of racism and police brutality.
As NFL ratings continue their sharp year-over-year declines, a new poll suggests that fan backlash over National Anthem protests could be part of the reason for the smaller audiences.