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NFL Backlash: ‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Tank … Again

Another Sunday delivers more bad ratings news for a National Football League already imploding under the weight of its own strident and proven anti-Americanism. Last week, Sunday Night Football hit a new season low, and compared to last year, sunk a full 10 percent. This week, viewership for Sunday Night Football collapsed even further, down another five percent. Compared to this same week last year, viewership fell two percent.

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NFL Playoff Ratings Fall in Eight Out of Ten Games

Remember when the end of the election season would herald an explosion in NFL regular season ratings, culminating in a fantastic finish as a playoff season packed with all the most popular teams delivered earth-shattering Nielsen numbers?

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NFL Viewership Never Recovered in the Era of the Colin Kaepernick Protest

The NFL’s TV ratings have fallen in nearly every demographic and across all regions thus far for the 2016/2017 season, a report finds. The ratings crash coincides with a season of Black Lives Matter protests against the United States during the playing of the national anthem, made ubiquitous by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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NFL Wild-Card Weekend Takes Ratings Hit

It seems like NFL postseason ratings have picked up right where NFL regular season ratings left off. Following a season that saw an 8% dip in ratings from the previous year, the opening wild-card weekend of the NFL playoffs also took a hit.

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Media Admits Kaepernick Protest Hurt NFL Ratings

It has taken a while, but the media appears ready to admit that Colin Kaepernick is killing the NFL. In an article in Yahoo Finance, Daniel Roberts states that Kaepernick’s protests “definitely impacted” the league, causing a “net negative” for ratings.

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NFL Ratings Decline In All But One of Last 26 Primetime Games

Based on the 27-0 score, most people believed that the late September Thursday Night Football game between the Patriots and the Texans accomplished nothing more than Bill Belichick once again proving his brilliance, as he annihilated a then 2-0 football team with his third string quarterback.

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NFL Fans Turning to College Football

If you’ve wondered where all the fans who bailed on the NFL went to get their football fix, the latest Nielsen numbers indicate a lot of them might have turned to college football.

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