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NFL Owners Get Data On TV Declines, Including Local Ratings Drops For Big Teams

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 19 / 17

NFL TV figures that were presented to owners in N.Y. this week show an overall decline of 7.5% in viewership year-to-year, but what was not able to be seen was the "consistency in how the numbers sunk across the board, something the owners showed concern over inside those meetings rooms," according ...

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