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Poll: 40% of Fans Blame NFL’s Ratings Drop on National Anthem Protests

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The NFL’s ratings are down 29 percent this year and many fans attribute the drop to players protesting the national anthem.

According to a Yahoo Sports and YouGov poll, 40 percent of NFL fans said they are watching less football because players are following Colin Kaepernick’s lead and taking a knee during the pre-game rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers current starting quarterback, started his demonstration against police brutality during the preseason. – READ MORE

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