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64-Percent Of Americans Want NFL Players To Stand For Anthem, According To New Survey

Oakland Raiders sit during national anthem.

A new survey suggests Americans aren't watching as much football this season.

Colin Kaepernick's method of national anthem protest last season was put on full display by the entire NFL this past weekend after President Trump's controversial statements.

According to a new poll, those protests could end up hurting the NFL's bottom line. The survey, conducted by the Remington Research Group on September 25, included 1,633 respondents.

The survey found 51-percent of Americans are watching less football than in previous seasons, citing players using the NFL stage for their political views.

From the survey:

Almost two-thirds of Americans, 64%, state that NFL players should stand and be respectful during the national anthem while 24% of Americans do not believe players should stand and be respectful during the national anthem.

Concerning news for the NFL is that 50% of Americans claim they are less likely to watch their favorite team due to the protests during the national anthem.

You can view the questions asked and the full results of the survey here.

[Remington Research Group]