News of Note—Verizon, CBS, Viacom and Tom Brady

News of note
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has a theory about why the NFL's ratings have declined. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> GeekWire spoke with Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam about his company's TV plans and about Oath, among other things. GeekWire Interview

> National Amusements' Shari Redstone may be backing off on Viacom CEO Bob Bakish being COO of a combined CBS-Viacom. Fox Business report

> New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has a theory about why the NFL's ratings have declined. CBS Sports article