Ratings for the NFL season opener between the majors and Texas fall 13 percent – attracting 19.3 million viewers – amid BLM support and overcrowding
- The season kickoff game on NBC between Houston Texas and Kansas City chiefs drew 13 percent fewer viewers than the 2019 opener
- An estimated 19.3 million fans attended to watch the texas-chief’s broadcast
- NBC said live streaming brought viewership to 20.3 million
- Fans stirred the Super Bowl champions Kansas City chiefs to a moment of silence during the game
The NFL was back on television sets Thursday night but many fans were not watching.
According to Nielsen, the season kickoff game on NBC between the heads of the Houston Texas and Kansas City drew 13 percent fewer viewers than the 2019 opener between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears.
An estimated 19.3 million fans tuned in to watch the texas-chief’s broadcast, while the Packers-Bears attracted 22.2 million viewers last season.
Kansas City chiefs and Houston Texans unite in a moment of silence before Thursday’s opener begins
The season kickoff game on NBC between Houston Texas and Kansas City chiefs drew 13 percent fewer viewers than the 2019 opener
An estimated 19.3 million fans attended to watch the texas-chief’s broadcast
Many sports fans were waiting for the football season to come, after a season interrupted by coronoviruses in other leagues.
NBC said that live streaming brought the total viewership to 20.3 million.
Other games in Thursday night’s action included the NBA and NHL playoffs as well as a slate of Major League Baseball games. In addition, Victoria Azarenka upset Serena Williams in the semi-finals of the US Open.
NBC said live streaming brought viewership to 20.3 million
The NFL’s new stance encouraging players to take a stand against racial injustice received its first test as some fans of the heads of Super Bowl champions Kansas City were instigated during a moment of silence to promote the cause, But by touching on a recent debate on how they should be used. sound.
Thursday night controversy erupted just before the league’s 101st season surfaced with a live crowd of 17,000 socially distracted fans.
After being in the Houston Tex’s locker room during the national anthem, fans interrupted him as he exited the tunnel to its conclusion.
The ruckus continued even after both teams went to the midfield and waved their hands, what would have been the silence of their weapons extending from the interwar zone to the other end.
Fans, politicians and players were all weighed on social media and interviews. What Kansas City Councilman Eric Bunch stated in a tweet is shameful.
Fans stirred the Super Bowl champions Kansas City chiefs to a moment of silence during the game
‘Some NFL fans provoke players to stand and lock arms in a moment of silence, proving that for them’ standing for the flag ‘was always about maintaining white supremacy,’ Bunch, Which is white.
The New York Jets praised the chiefs and the Texans for taking a stand during a zoom call with reporters to deal with the aggressive George George, who is Black, in which he only raised questions about social justice.
“We just want to be treated equally,” he said. ‘Everyone needs to behave the same. Everyone should be held accountable. And for people to boo? This is incredible. ‘