NFL ratings slump gets…even worse

NFL ratings slump gets…even worse
Jerry Jones in his pre-slave-owning days

[Ed. – Sad.  I wonder if the “protesting” players will ever understand that, for most people, it isn’t about a battle of wills.  Who has time for that?  It’s a decision that’s made, and a life being moved on with.]

The TV audience for NFL games steepened its slide in Week 11, losing 1 million viewers versus last year’s season-to-date average.

The 6.3 percent slump — worsening from comparable declines of 5.6 to 5.7 percent during the previous three weeks — plagued a week whose off-the-field drama made gridiron tackling seem almost tame by comparison. …

The 6.3 percent shortfall in Week 11 reflects an average viewership of 14.9 million for the NFL’s 68 national telecasts this year versus 15.9 million for the season-to-date in 2016.

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