Pete Iorizzo is a columnist and sports editor at the Albany Times Union and joins Big Board Sports every Monday morning to discuss his featured column from the previous day in the Sunday paper. This week's conversation is one that has been happening nationally for a few weeks now, and that's why the NFL's viewership is down across the board. Theories such as Colin Kapernick's social justice protest, or the polarizing presidential election are being proposed as the root of the slide, but Iorizzo disagrees. His answer may surprise you..

More From 104.5 THE TEAM