Public view of the NFL after players' anthem kneeling in the U.S. 2018

As you may know, several NFL players kneeled during the national anthem last season before the start of football games to protest racial injustice. Knowing this, do you have a more or less favorable view of the NFL, or does it not make much difference either way?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 7, 2018
Public view of the NFL after players' anthem kneeling in the U.S. 2018 The statistic shows the survey results to the question whether people in the United States have a more or less favorable view of the NFL, knowing that several NFL players kneeled during the national anthem last season before the start of football games to protest racial injustice. During the survey, 31 percent of respondents said that they had a much less favorable view of the NFL, considering the protest.
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As you may know, several NFL players kneeled during the national anthem last season before the start of football games to protest racial injustice. Knowing this, do you have a more or less favorable view of the NFL, or does it not make much difference either way?

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Share of respondents
Much more favorable10%
Somewhat more favorable9%
Somewhat less favorable12%
Much less favorable31%
No difference either way25%
Don't know/No opinion11%
Share of respondents
Much more favorable10%
Somewhat more favorable9%
Somewhat less favorable12%
Much less favorable31%
No difference either way25%
Don't know/No opinion11%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 7, 2018
The statistic shows the survey results to the question whether people in the United States have a more or less favorable view of the NFL, knowing that several NFL players kneeled during the national anthem last season before the start of football games to protest racial injustice. During the survey, 31 percent of respondents said that they had a much less favorable view of the NFL, considering the protest.
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