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John Madden says the NFL’s TV ratings are down because there aren’t enough good teams

Former NFL coach and color commentator John Madden thinks there is a simple reason the NFL’s TV ratings are down this year: There aren’t enough good teams.

On a podcast with the Bay Area News Group, Madden said that to have great games there needed to be two good teams playing each other and that there just aren’t enough good teams.

And, as Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban once predicted, he believes the NFL has spread itself too thin with games on Thursdays, Sundays, and Mondays.

“What happens is there are not a lot of good teams, and they have too many windows to put these games in,” Madden said. “When you think of an early-Sunday window, a late-Sunday window, a Sunday-night window, a Monday-night window, a Thursday-night window. They all want good games, and there’s not enough good teams.” – READ MORE