90 Miles From Tyranny : NFL Continues to Suffer Massive Numbers of Empty Seats on Gameday

Monday, November 6, 2017

NFL Continues to Suffer Massive Numbers of Empty Seats on Gameday

With the NFL facing cratering TV ratings, it is also important to note that fans are staying away from the stadiums, too.

Fans have remarked on the sparse crowds at several games since last Thursday night.

For instance, Levis Stadium in San Francisco did not appear to have many fans in the seats.

As a few others have noted. Sparse & or late arriving crowd at Levi’s Stadium this afternoon for C.J. Beathard vs. Drew Stanton
Another Twitter user claimed that two thirds of the seats were empty this weekend.
Others were just as shocked at how empty the stadium was.
The Giants game did not seem to fare any better.
Jaguars fans also stayed home from EverBank Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida.
The Houston Texans also saw sparse attendance as they took on the Indianapolis Colts, according to fans on Twitter.
Finally, Thursday’s Jets game at Metlife Stadium didn’t draw many fans.
On the other hand, Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee, was filled to the brim as 95,551 fans turned out to see the Volunteers meet Southern Mississippi on Saturday. Neyland has a capacity of just over 105,000 seats, so that turnout was quite a feat.

On a side note, as the NFL’s ratings and attendance continue to fall, some advertisers are telling the broadcast networks that if they continue to show theRead More HERE


  1. I have a friend in Florida that has been a season ticket holder since the inception of the Jags. After their stunt in England they sent their season tickets back and they got a refund. The financial losses of this season is going to cripple if not end the NFL.

  2. Apparently, only 15 players "protested", but it looks like the damage is done.

    We're winning.

  3. There is more than one way to drain a swamp. And there are many swamps to drain. Hollywood was a cesspool waiting to be opened up to the world for draining. I would say the same thing goes to "sports". Oh, and the media, as well. More than one way to drain the swamp.


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