The Real Reason NFL Ratings Are (Slightly) Down

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The Real Reason NFL Ratings Are (Slightly) Down

There’s been a lot of speculation about whether the NFL’s embrace of the Black Lives Matter movement would impact television viewership. After the first week of play, some media outlets jumped on preliminary reports to argue that fan support was waning because of the league's support for social justice causes. But it turns out, the truth is more complicated. The Athletic's Dan Kaplan joins us to break down the numbers and to explain what conclusions the experts are reaching about viewership trends.

More from Dan Kaplan:

https://theathletic.com/2068692/2020/09/15/kaplan-the-nfls-week-1-ratings-are-down-but-not-as-dramatic-as-reported/?source=theleadpodcast

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