The Fix For Slumping NFL Ratings Might Be Less NFL
The NFL is trying to cut down on "dead time" in broadcasts as ratings struggle.By Carter Woodiel | November 27, 2016
NFL ratings are down this year, and the league thinks the solution could be less NFL.
NFL games are taking longer and longer — this year games take about five extra minutes to finish compared to last season. And there are only about 11 minutes of actual game action.