Fourth and Long for the NFL

A new season begins, and fans are wondering about more than just What Happened last Sunday.

Television ratings declined, last season, for the National Football League’s games. This came as a shock to the Lords of the NFL. Ratings are not supposed to decline. The NFL’s ratings never decline. This is a law of nature. The popularity of football is always on the increase even as its presence spreads, with games now being played in London and Mexico City, with other venues under consideration. Football is expanding and inevitable.

So how, then, to account the falloff in the ratings?

And you have to see this to believe it- Trainwreck: ESPN’s Attempt at Diversity on Monday Night Football Goes Horribly Wrong

Share