Trump Effect: NFL Ratings Continue to Tumble, Down Almost 10 Percent Over Six-Week Period

Well, the ratings are in for the National Football League and I bet you can already guess what the verdict was after this national anthem nonsense. Yep—that’s right. After a six-week period, ratings are down almost 10 percent. It seems ‘take a knee’ syndrome that hits some players when the Star-Spangled Banner is played has driven fans away.