Video transcript provided by Newsy.com
NFL ratings are down. And that’s something that doesn’t happen often, considering that the league has cemented itself at the top of American sports.
Ratings for the NFL’s biggest prime-time games dropped about 12 percent from last year during the first couple weeks of the season. They were down in Week 3, too, including the lowest-rated Monday Night Football broadcast ever.
If you ask some people, they’ll tell you it’s because of recent player protests during the national anthem, like Colin Kaepernick taking a knee.