Trump: NFL Ratings ‘Way Down’ Because of Election, Colin Kaepernick

During his Sunday rally in Greeley, CO, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump explained why NFL ratings are down this season, blaming the election and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for his decision to protest injustice during the playing of the national anthem.

“The NFL is way down in their ratings. And you know why? Two reasons. Number one is this politics they’re finding is a much rougher game than football and more exciting, and this — honestly we’ve taken a lot of people away from the NFL. And the other reason is [Colin] Kaepernick,” Trump said to the tune of booing.

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