NFL Stands Behind National Anthem Protests And  Its Ratings Drop Dramatically 

Unlike other player demonstrations which the NFL has shut down—including innocuous celebrations and even one player’s patriotic cleats in memory of 9/11—the league has stood firmly behind Colin Kaepernick and the other 60 or so players who have joined him in refusing to stand for the national anthem, even while polls show a large percentage of the fan base are turned off by the movement. It looks like the NFL is beginning to pay a price for its player demonstration double standard.Over the first three weeks, the NFL’s ratings have dropped in eye-raising fashion. Viewership for America’s most popular sport is down pretty much across the board in the prime-time games and in featured national telecasts, with two of the Monday Night Football games hitting new lows.

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