Is too much supply the main cause of the downward trend in NFL TV ratings?
The NFL makes roughly $7.3b each year from TV rights.
Ratings comparison (2017 vs.):
1) 2016: ↓ 5%
2) 2015: ↓ 15%
What about the anthem protests? Viewership in blue states is dropping faster than in red states.
1) Blue states: ↓ 10%
2) Red states: ↓ 9%
Yikes!. Every pay-TV subscriber in the U.S. pays $21.50/year to watch Monday Night Football as a part of their monthly bill.