Sometimes a picture says it all. If anybody doubts that the NFL hasn't completely self-destructed, note the attendance in this photo from the Cowboys-Redskins game from November, 2008:
And this one from tonight's game between the same two arch-rivals:
It used to be that the Cowboys-Redskins games were sold out months in advance. Ticket scalpers used to snare well over $100 per ticket at this time of year. We're guessing from the looks of this picture that NFL ticket-scalping isn't especially profitable anymore.
What caused the change? Fans are sick and tired of the NFL's disgusting political correctness:
Combined with their thuggery both on
And off of the field.
The NFL leadership chose Trash Culture and Political Correctness over sportsmanship and fair play---now they find themselves increasingly marginalized. The centennial anniversary of the NFL's founding is only a few years away: they may not survive until then at this rate.