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    Quote Originally Posted by Safety View Post
    Kaepernick was kneeling when Obama was president. The others decided to join in when the president made it an issue.

    Funny how both Presidents took sides that their followers appreciate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cannons Front View Post
    You list 8 games 4 of which have lower than average attendance, Jacksonville alone exceeded their average by nearly 8000, yet the 8 games listed only exceeded by 3000 total.

    Why does your list not have the other 4 games that played Sunday?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmyz View Post
    The OP was just BOOMED! You won't get an answer from Safety.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Safety View Post
    Seems like the Veterans day boycott didn't have the desired effect many wanted it to have at the stadiums....

    Buffalo: Average 68,944; Sunday: 67,501
    Chicago: Average 61,779; Sunday: 61,285
    Jacksonville: Average 59,553; Sunday: 67,164
    Detroit: Average 63,367; Sunday: 64,646
    Indy: Average 63,801; Sunday: 66,146
    Tennessee: Average 67,356; Sunday: 67,432
    Tampa: Average 60,894; Sunday: 57,911
    Washington: Average: 77,451; Sunday: 74,476

    Now, this is just for the attendance to the games, and not the tv viewership at home.


    https://sports.yahoo.com/despite-thr...234459264.html

    Attendance was was up in some places and down in other places. What's the point?

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    I think I found out why they only listed 8 games, It seems that only 5 teams are having above average overall attendance attendance this year, 13 are at average or above for home games, but 18 are below on home games.
    http://www.espn.com/nfl/attendance/_/sort/homePct
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cannons Front View Post
    I think I found out why they only listed 8 games, It seems that only 5 teams are having above average overall attendance attendance this year, 13 are at average or above for home games, but 18 are below on home games.
    http://www.espn.com/nfl/attendance/_/sort/homePct
    So you are saying that the data was cherry-picked? Still based on the data presented in the OP, I'm curious as to what point was being made?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cannons Front View Post
    I think I found out why they only listed 8 games, It seems that only 5 teams are having above average overall attendance attendance this year, 13 are at average or above for home games, but 18 are below on home games.
    http://www.espn.com/nfl/attendance/_/sort/homePct
    Uh, the NFL doesn't have 36 teams.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cannons Front View Post
    I think I found out why they only listed 8 games, It seems that only 5 teams are having above average overall attendance attendance this year, 13 are at average or above for home games, but 18 are below on home games.
    http://www.espn.com/nfl/attendance/_/sort/homePct


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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    Uh, the NFL doesn't have 36 teams.
    Sorry, maybe my posting confused you. There are different stats posted. Overall only 5 teams have at or above average attendance (home and away combined).
    On home games only 13 are at or above average with 18 below, 31 teams, one team the chargers have no numbers listed but they can't sell out a 27,000 seat stadium.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grokmaster View Post
    Uh-oh. Lookout for the OP to request a "thread ban" for presenting the WHOLE TRUTH, which, as we all know, NEVER SUPPORTS THE LEFT's POSITION...

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