The NFL is in trouble. It has not been a good year for the league. While it had been enjoying prosperity as the quintessential game for many Americans, this season it has taken a turn for the worse. In fact, the league has been in freefall for the 2017 season. There may have been some hope that the playoffs would change everything.
Well, so much for that one.
Here's a slightly more understandable breakdown of exactly what this means: