With two teams now in Los Angeles after the city lacked an NFL franchise for nearly two decades, one would think the enthusiasm would be through the roof to see their new squads play.
— Annie Heilbrunn (@annieheilbrunn) August 27, 2017
No matter the angle, this attendance was truly pathetic.
Somewhat disinterested boos from the hundreds of fans at the Coliseum as “why can’t we be friends” blares from loudspeaker pic.twitter.com/3anCr6Ulkw
— Marty Caswell (@MartyCaswell) August 26, 2017
Now granted, it was just the preseason and there was a big fight happening at the same time, but this can’t bode well for fans coming to games in the regular season.
This may be the first big mistake the NFL has made in terms of building its brand.