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Wall Street "Taking Notice" Of Continued NFL Ratings Decreases This Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 17

The NFL's ratings woes "continued in Week 2, and Wall Street is taking notice, given there are fewer excuses for falling viewership than there were a year ago," according to Bond & Szalai of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. NFL games "remain some of the most-watched content on television," but ratings sl...

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