NFL TV Ratings Crash Because . . .
A.) Mike Ditka Eats Quiche
Mike Ditka is replaced on ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown one week after calling Obama the 'worst president we've ever had
Mike Ditka: 'There has been no oppression in the last 100 years'
B.) The Arizona Cardinals Drafted Hillary Clinton For Quarterback
C.) Boring Games and Poor Officiating:
D.) It"s Really Still 2016:
Viewership for NBC's "Sunday Night Football," the premiere game of the week, is down 13% compared to last year. ESPN's "Monday Night Football" is down 17%. The Sunday afternoon games on Fox and CBS are down 3-4%, according to Nielsen data.
E.) Greedy NFL Owners:
As noted by The Ringer, the rookie salary scale instituted in 2011 is largely to blame for the lacking on-field product. Because NFL owners were tired of giving huge contracts to unproven rookies, players’ initial four-year contracts were drastically reduced
F.) Don't Know & Don't Care