Douglas Bailey (trystero) wrote,
Douglas Bailey

"There's very little actual football in a football game"

According to a Wall Street Journal study of four recent broadcasts, and similar estimates by researchers, the average amount of time the ball is in play on the field during an NFL game is about 11 minutes.
The Wall Street Journal
So... 11 minutes of game, 174 minutes of filler, for a final figure of just under 6% actual football.
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