NFL TV Ratings Hit Six-Year High, Regular Season Games Averaged 17.1 Million Viewers

David Hookstead Sports And Entertainment Editor
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Business was booming for the NFL during the regular season.

According to ProFootballTalk, the NFL has announced that regular season games averaged a staggering 17.1 million viewers, which was a considerable 10% bump over 2020. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Even more impressive for the league, it was the most watched regular season of football since 2015!

How many times did I say this season that primetime games were getting huge ratings? How many times did I say business booming?

I honestly lost count because it seemed to be happening multiple times a week.

Pretty much every single primetime game the NFL had this season put up huge numbers, and anyone paying attention knew that was the case.

You had to purposely bury your head in the sand to think otherwise.

Back in 2016, it looked like the NFL was in big trouble as national anthem protests swept across the league. Now with the 2021 regular season in the books, it’s clear that the league bounced back in a huge way.


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Say whatever you want about Roger Goodell, but he knows how to print cash and that’s exactly what he’s done for the league!