Almost as many 24 percent of the 12 percent, or a hair less than 3 percent cited either the league’s domestic abuse issu

into the second quarter in a game that will raise questions over his fitness after a back injury.. Bisciotti and the Ravens issued a statement supporting the team’s players who protested; Khan locked arms with members of his team on the sideline during the anthem.

Second, just because you are a professional athlete doesn’t mean you don’t get to be a citizen, too. Cornerback Darius Slay returned from a one game absence with a hamstring injury. Power polled 9,200 people who attended at least one football, basketball, or hockey game in 2016 and asked whether they had watched less than last year.

With the political histrionics out of the way, a rebound in primetime and steadfast viewership of the Sunday afternoon games on CBS and Fox kept the overall bleed to a more manageable negative 8%.. While thousands of fans will hike into First Energy Stadium and brave the unpredictable Lake Erie weather, even more of those loyal to the orange and brown will seek out their favorite watering hole where they can watch the games in relative comfort with food and drink within arm’s reach.