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Networks Now Focusing on Football, Not Anthem Protests

“The anthem protest storyline just died... Everyone got together and finally said ‘Guys, we’re getting killed here, we’ve lost hundreds of millions of dollars because of the politicization of football.'"

-- Clay Travis.

With pro football having a sudden surge in popularity this season after one of the most shocking television rating declines in the sport's history last year, Clay Travis believes the immediate boost in viewership is not so much from the record-breaking offenses or star-studded young quarterbacks, but actually from the TV networks taking the cameras off the National Anthem protestors on the field, and abandoning the constant coverage altogether.

Listen to the full audio below as Clay says the sport has finally got its groove back by cutting out the politicization that had swooped around the game since Colin Kaepernick first knelt for the National Anthem.

Networks Now Focusing on Football, Not Anthem Protests