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