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Jeremy Brevard-USA Today
Lucy Burdge
September 20, 2017 - 12:00 pm
For the second week in a row, CBS’s NFL ratings have dipped double-digits from last year. The Week 2 NFL single-header got an 8.4 rating and 14.5 million viewers on CBS Sunday, which is down 14% and 13% respectively from 2015 CBS, when the network did a 9.8 rating and attracted 16.7 million viewers...
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Alex Reimer
September 14, 2017 - 11:29 am
During the NFL preseason, it seemed as if national anthem protests were destined to increase this year. White players started to join their black peers, such as when Browns tight end Seth DeValve took a knee along with nearly a dozen other teammates during the “Star-Spangled Banner” after the...
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Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
September 12, 2017 - 11:37 am
Saints running back Adrian Peterson was humiliated in his old stomping grounds Monday, only carrying the ball six times for 18 yards against his former team, the Vikings. His most notable moment in defeat came on the sidelines, when he was videotaped screaming at head coach Sean Payton. May...
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David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
September 11, 2017 - 2:45 pm
In a memo last year, NFL executives blamed a “confluence of events” for the league's ratings decline. They largely attributed the decrease in primetime numbers to the contentious presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, which sucked viewers to cable news networks in droves...
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Pete Davidson
September 07, 2017 - 11:14 am
Welcome back to WEEI fantasy football! As we head into Week 1, I thought it would be useful to take a look at which Patriots skill players make sense for Week 1 fantasy purposes, both in daily fantasy leagues, like DraftKings, as well as in your seasonal lineups. One thing worth noting: If you want...
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