For football season, 11 fun facts about the NFL (infographic)

For instance, did you know that in NFL regular-season broadcasts, you likely see only 11 minutes of actual play? Seems ‘SportsCenter’ missed that highlight.

Ragan Insider Premium Content
Ragan Insider Content

Before you give into the peer pressure, know this: In any given NFL broadcast during the regular season, you most likely see only 11 minutes of actual play.

Don’t get me wrong—it’s the atmosphere of your friends that makes for a good time, but the 67 minutes of players just standing there is not outweighed by a couple cold brews and those three measly seconds of cheerleader you’re going to catch on the screen.

Flag on the play.

To read the full story, log in.
Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content.
Sign up today

Already a member? Log in here.
Learn more about Ragan Insider.