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Most Plan To Tune In To NFL This Season

Thursday, September 01, 2016

The National Football League’s regular season officially kicks off a week from tonight in Denver, and most Americans say they’ll tune in to at least some of the games this season. Fewer adults have been catching the preseason games.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 67% of American Adults say they’re at least somewhat likely to watch at least some of NFL games this season, including 45% who say they are Very Likely to do so. Thirty-one percent (31%) say they’re unlikely to catch any NFL games this season, with 17% who are Not At All Likely to do so. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on August 25-28, 2016 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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