15 Reasons Football is Overrated

Only 11 Minutes of Play 1 of 16

Football may be one of the most followed sports in the United States, but it just may well be one of the most overrated, too.

For example, did you know that in any given game of professional football there is only 11 minutes of actual play time? The rest is all taken up by whistles, snap counts, and huddles. The 'Wall Street Journal' did an article that discovered 67 minutes of a football broadcast is simply players standing around.