from David Biderman of the Wall Street Journal, Football fans everywhere are preparing to settle in for the NFL’s biggest and most electric weekend of the season—a four-game playoff marathon that will swallow up at least 12 hours of broadcast time over two days.But here’s something even dedicated students of the game may not fully appreciate: There’s very little actual football in a football game.According to a Wall Street Journal study of four recent broadcasts, and similar estimates by researchers, the average amount of time the ball is in play on the field during an NFL game is about 11 minutes.continuedthanks to a KK member for the pointer

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