In addition, the sport fielded the highest unfavorable rating of any major port polled at 40 percent.
The Washington-based Winston Group, a right leaning organization, conducted its poll analyzing the NFL's favorability ratings among fans from the end of August through the end of September, the Washington Examiner reported.
"More critically for the National Football League, the fall off in favorables occurred among important audiences", a Winston Group analysis reads.
Overall, Trump's unfavorable rating now stands at 57 percent, up two points from the last time the poll was taken in June when just 34 percent of those surveyed indicated they viewed Trump and his administration favorably.
WASHINGTON-A majority of voters want the U.S.to pursue diplomacy with North Korea amid the nuclear crisis, according to a new Suffolk University/USA Today poll. Out of the five contenders, the Major League Baseball had the highest favorability rating at 61 percent with a13 percent disapproval rating.
Several weekends ago, more than 200 National Football League players took a knee to show their solidarity with the cause, in a peaceful protest that prompted ire from President Donald Trump, who suggested players should be fired for their actions.
The poll was conducted among 1,000 respondents between September 27 through October 1.
In the age group of males 34-54, the sport saw its largest decline in favorables with a 31 percent drop.
Just 24 percent of Americans believe the country is heading in the right direction.
On top of that, more than 60 percent of Americans disapprove of how Trump is handling race relations, foreign policy and immigration, among other issues.
The Winston group surveyed 1,000 registered voters between August 29-30 and September 28-29. It is about respect for our Country, Flag and National Anthem. Meanwhile, 31 percent of Americans approved of the president's firing call.