Each year it seems like the NFL becomes more and more popular.
No sport draws a massive number of viewers quite like the NFL.
Through nine weeks of the 2022 season, the NFL has some huge viewing numbers.
The top 38 games this season rank as the most-viewed shows on TV.
Also, 47 of the top 50 shows are NFL games.
From NFL Media:
Through Week 9 of the 2022 #NFL season:
– 159 million people have watched NFL games
– 16.2 million avg. viewers per game
– NFL games rank as the Top 38 and 47 of the Top 50 shows on TV since start of 2022 season pic.twitter.com/3ZPhZR8UJk
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) November 9, 2022
Despite different issues that might surround the NFL, people can not take their eyes off it.
It helps that the league is full of parity.
There are so many great players and teams that provide competitive matchups each week.
You can tell by the most-watched games that certain NFL teams are far more popular than others.
Popularity Is Key
Most NFL fans are looking to watch the popular teams and most famous players.
That is why the Dallas Cowboys, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Green Bay Packers, and Kansas City Chiefs are seen on the list.
The Cowboys are called “America’s Team” because of their large fanbase all over the country.
Also, the most famous NFL player is Tom Brady, who most people want to watch each week to see him succeed or fail.
Whatever team Brady is quarterbacking for will draw large numbers each year.
The 16.2 million viewers per game should tell you all you need to know about the NFL.
People around the country surround their TVs every Sunday to watch their favorite teams.
The league deserves a lot of credit for promoting its product all over the world.
With games being played in London, Germany, and Mexico.
The NFL is only going to get more popular and the viewership numbers will continue to skyrocket.