Bad Start: NFL Ratings Down Big In Season Opener

Hope Soto
September 9, 2018

Kaepernick, 30, has not played since the 2016 season and filed a grievance last October against NFL owners for collusion, claiming they schemed to keep him off the football field because of his protests, not his football playing ability.

Pederson said Thursday night's play is called "Philly Philly", but didn't bring up the fact that Brady didn't convert back in February. This time, Foles caught a 15-yard pass from Nelson Agholor to extend a drive that ended with Ajayi scoring a go-ahead 1-yard TD run in the third quarter. "It's not what we wanted on our first outing and our first chance to play well down in the red zone". "We had the right one on - if there's a double that goes to Julio, it goes to another player; if there's a double that goes to Mohamed or stays where it was, it goes somewhere else". Jenkins raised his fist during "The Star-Spangled Banner" past year and in the first preseason game as one of the most high-profile National Football League players protesting racial inequality and other social injustices. This one was called "Philly Philly" and Pederson said he borrowed it from New England's playbook. "Just were looking for a big play, somebody to make a play".

Isolate the audience served up by crown jewel of NBC's scripted lineup (11.1 million viewers, "This Is Us") and the NFL Kickoff game improved on that drama's season average by 71 percent. Instead, he dropped it, the Patriots failed to pick up the first down on the ensuing play, and then the Eagles took the ball and scored a touchdown to extend their lead.

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Foles said they had run that play only once in practice.

That was confirmed today, as the overnights came in lower than any season-opening game since 2008. "It just showed we've got plenty of work ahead of us to do". "However, five trips and only 12 points that's tough and that's not going to get the job done against a good team". The crowd wasn't happy with the Eagles' first-half performance, which resulted in Philadelphia being down 6-3 at halftime.

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