The CubanAmerican Voice®

NFL losing fans for Marxist BLM support

NFL losing fans for Marxist BLM support

NFL losing fans for Marxist BLM support. Week 13: NFL Viewership Crashes 29%, Season-to-Date Viewing Down 8%.

The NFL enjoyed a rebound in the ratings and a relatively rare week of good fortune over the Thanksgiving holiday, but it did not last.

One week after having their best ratings week of the year, the NFL faceplanted with a 14.5 million viewer average for Week 13. That number represented a 29% drop in viewership from Week 13 of last season. For the year, the league is averaging 15.2 million viewers per week, an eight percent drop season-to-date.

Postponements and scheduling complications stemming from the coronavirus definitely played a role in the chaos of Week 13, as did the ongoing disaster that has unfolded in Dallas. For years, the NFL could count on the Cowboys to provide solid primetime and afternoon national ratings. However, historically bad defensive play and a series of bizarre coaching decisions have spoiled Dallas’ television appeal. So much so that the league has flexed the Cowboys scheduled Week 15 Sunday Night Football matchup against the 49ers, something that would have been unthinkable as recently as last year.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

There’s ever a good time to have bad ratings, but this year is a particularly bad time for the NFL to regress.

As Front Office Sports’ Michael McCarthy reports:

The stakes are high. All of the league’s media deals expire after the 2021 and 2022 seasons. There are potentially billions of dollars at stake as the NFL tries to nearly double its $5 billion annual rights fees from media partners ESPN, CBS, NBC, and Fox.

After growing 5% in each of the past two seasons, some TV executives worry the NFL’s 7% drop through the halfway point of 2020 augurs a return to the 2016 and 2017 seasons — when average audiences fell 8% and 10%, respectively.

Of course, there’s a reason why NFL executives would fear a ratings collapse similar to that of 2016 and 2017. After all, it was in 2016 that original anthem protester and then-49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began his anthem protests. The protests were copied by several other players and then, copied by virtually the entire league in 2017. Those actions heralded the beginning of a stunning decline in the popularity of America’s most popular game.

The beginning of the 2020 season saw the NFL complete their surrender to Kaepernick’s social justice movement when Commissioner Roger Goodell publicly said he wished he had “listened” to Kaepernick earlier. That, coupled with an avalanche of social justice imagery and messaging after the death of George Floyd, only further distanced the league from a fanbase searching desperately for an escape from politics and pandemics.

Therefore, it should surprise no one that the NFL finds itself in a similar spot to where they were a few years ago, they’ve earned it.

Dylan GwinnAuthor: Dylan Gwinn, Sports Editor
Read full article on BREITBART

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Black Lives Matter Agenda Is Far Different From the Slogan

Many see the slogan Black Lives Matter as a plea to secure the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all Americans, especially historically wronged African Americans. They add the BLM hashtag to their social-media profiles, carry...

BLM Leader: White People Are Subhuman

A co-founder of the Toronto chapter of the Black Lives Matter organization wrote in a since-deleted Facebook post that "white people are a genetic defect of blackness." "Whiteness is not humxness," Yusra Khogali wrote in 2016. "In fact, white skin ...

Critical Race Theory: atheist political religion

Critical Race Theory: atheist political religion. Reminder: Critical race theory isn't scriptural. Leaders are buying into unbiblical, Marxist ideas. A former news and religion reporter with more than 25 years of Christian broadcasting experience ...

Trump ends Marxist Critical Race Theory federal indoctrination training

Trump ends Marxist Critical Race Theory federal indoctrination training. Trump Bans Hateful Neo-Marxist Ideology That Taxpayers Have Funded for Years. Taxpayers have been paying for government employee training programs that spread left-wing racis...

Reparations is a horrible idea

Reparations is a horrible idea. Reparations: The Wrong Solution to the Wrong Problem. Ever since the passage of the 13th Amendment in 1865, reparations have been proposed as a form of redress for slavery. Originally targeting the direct victims of...