Former running back great Herschel Walker has some words of advice for the NFL, but it doesn’t look like the league’s going to listen.
With Week 1 television ratings reflecting a dismal kickoff to the NFL’s season, one of the game’s biggest names says the players have only themselves to blame.
The preening prima donnas might be stroking their own egos by preaching to their compatriots, but Walker had a reminder Tuesday that fans have a viewpoint, too.
And it’s pretty clear that many Americans don’t like what they see at all.
Fox host Martha MacCallum opened her interview with Walker by reporting that the NFL’s overall viewers were down about 10 percent from last year’s start. (The ratings for “Sunday Night Football” alone were down a startling 28 percent, according to The Daily Caller.)
Then she played one of the most glorious