The NFL has lost 3% of its TV audience during Week 1, the league announced Friday.
In the week to Dec. 4, the average viewership of NFL games dropped to 2.6 million, according to Nielsen data.
The NFL has already lost about 2 million viewers during the season, according a report from ESPN.
The average viewership for the week was 3.1 million.
The NFL lost a net 3 million viewers this season.