Most Popular NFL Teams
The Top Ten
The smallest market team in the NFL, as Green Bay's population is just over 100,000 people. Despite that, Lambeau Field is always full during games (capacity of around 70,000-80,000), which speaks a lot for how loved they are. The Packers are one of the most popular/ loved teams in the NFL. The championship trophy is named after a Packer's legend, and some of the best players to ever play, did so in Green Bay. The Packers won the first 2 "official" Super bowls. People who say Dallas is "America's team" are delusional, as America likes winners-the Cowboys haven't been since the 1990's. Green Bay is the ONLY team that will never leave their city, change owners, e tc. s ince the FANS own the Packers. If the US truly considers itself a "democratic" nation, then (with that in mind) the Packers are the only true "America's team" as they're the only NFL team that actually practices democracy-the fans own the team-not some old ass guy with too much ...more
The only publicly owned team, and an objectively great one at that. Enough said. They are also not large enough to never be the underdogs; when was the last time you heard the Steelers, Cowboys, or Patriots were underdogs? Yeah, that is what I thought. People like cheering for the underdogs. Cowboys and Patriots are too arrogant, and while the Steelers are impressive, they border on too impressive. Some flaws are nice. The Packers give exciting games and are usually excellent, but having the occasional off games adds that much more tension.
Founded in 1919, its one of the last remaining 'small town' NFL teams. Curly Lambeau, Don Hudson, Vince Lombardi, Bart Star, Brett Favre, Reggie White, and Aaron Rodgers just to name a few of the great players/coaches. Won the first two super bowls, and two more. Almost always make the playoffs. Community owned, with a stadium that has sold out every game since 1966. Should be #1.
Win or lose, fans love Green Bay, fill their stadium, wear their jerseys. The years between Bart Starr and Farve were a bit lean, but I never missed watching a game, even when they got pulverized, I watched to the end and THAT is why they are Number!V 220 Comments
Patriots have been the most polarizing sports team in the world, never mind America. Everyone can't stop talking about them good or bad, the Patriots have become the Yankees of the NFL
We love our team and stand by them no matter what, so what? We're the most hated team in the NFL, we were accused of deflating footballs, our team is full of drama but that just shows how proud and loyal our fans are. Even through all of these win, looses, and critics
They have all New England and a bunch of bandwagons since they are so goof and I don't like bandwagons since I am not but at my school in DC the Redskins are the biggest team and the patriots are very close behind I see way more kids wearing patriots Jerseys than any other team and we are loyal after all the hard ship faced in past seasons the patriots deserve it in fact the patriot fans who stuck through all the losing deserve it more than anybody
You can't blame us for deflating a ball they say the colts did it so you can't hate on us now go PATSV 209 Comments
This should be right, minus the Pats in the 1 spot. 1 Pittsburgh, 2 Dallas, 3 Green Bay and the Pats make the top 10 somewhere. Pittsburgh is the team though! ONLY the Steelers can go into someone elses home and over take it. I went to the Steelers-Titans game in Nashaveille this year and it was 2/3 Steelers fans, in Tennessee! Look at Superbowl XL, did the Seahawks get a fan in that game? Same with the Cards Superbowl. Even Jerry-World couldn't keep 20, 000 Steelers fans out! HERE WE GO STEELERS!
The question is the most popular, not your favorite team. Around the nation, the Steelers are probably the most liked team overall. More people dislike the Patriots then the Steelers, and although the Steelers aren't my favorite team they should be number one due to the great number of people who have liked the Steelers over the years as opposed to the number of people who don't like them.
The Steelers easily have the largest national fan base, as you can see by going to any Steelers away game: you wouldn't even notice it was not a home game just by how many Pittsburgh fans are there! Also, which NFL team has won the most super bowls? The Steelers. One of the most loveable franchises, deserve that top spot.
The steelers are always a tough competitor, they hold the most super bowl rings, and they
Are the only team that has fans that take over away stadiums.
10 years down the road, when Brady is out and the Patriots are just an average team, they won't have a shot at this list. There are only a few teams that can make this list without having gone to a Superbowl in more than 20 years! Only team's like Green Bay, Pittsburgh, and Dallas will still make the top five year in and year out. Because everyone knows when Jerry Jones is out of the way, the Cowboys will be on top again. Until then, we just have to hope for luck, but the fan's will be there cheering. Whether they're in first place, or last, the Cowboys will always be "America's Team"!
The team has nationally broadcasted games every week! Win or loose people still care about this team. No one cared about the Pats before Brady, the Packers were ignored when they were bad, and no one gave a crap about the Steelers in the 80s. No matter how bad Dallas gets people still care. Patriots and Packers have the most bandwagon fans. Do you know how many Patriots fans live in LA or Packers fans in San Fran? Those are the most bandwagon. How many Packers fans in Cleveland? Pars fans in Buffalo? My god.
The only team that's relevant if they are winning or losing. If you're not a COWBOY fan you're a fan of the team they're playing, no matter who it is! COWBOYS4LIFE!
I'm about to watch them play at Green BayV 203 Comments
Because their the Broncos. Go to any stadium with the broncos fans there and you'll hear a butt load of people cheering. No way in the world the eagles or ravens or half of the teams above the broncos are more poplar and loved. Only less than 1% of people in america even go to this site and vote. I'm huge into the NFL and I never heard of it until I got bored. So sure on this website the broncos are 9th but in real life in america they are one or maybe 2 just maybe. But absolutely not 9 or any were under 2
Prior to 1970, when the Denver Broncos of the AFL became part of the NFL, they have been a model of excellence, having won the Super Bowl three times, appearing a record-tying 8 times. They have reached the NFL's pinnacle of success by appearing in the Super Bowl in the 70s, 80's 90's, absence in the 00's and twice again in the 10's. There have been record sellout crowds, consistently since 1970. The city and metropolitan region showed their support in a region-wide ballot measure to construct the state of the art, one of the more architecturally interesting stadiums of the NFL. Without a doubt, the reigning Champions have been and will continue to be one of the NFL elite for many decades to come! BRONCOS!
We are with our team win or lose. Take a look at the sixties. Filled the stadium with a losing record. Record should be taken into account when determining the best. A lot of fans are only fair weather. By the way... I've been in Florida for 15 years and have never lost my loyalty. Sales cannot determine best either... Who can boast 1.1 million turned out for a victory parade on a weekday?
They won super bowl 50 and have still have von miller.
I also love their jerseys and helmets and accessories "go orange crush! "
Seahawks fans are absolutely the best. They are competitive and fun, IF they are not hopping onto the bandwagon. Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch, and the Seahawks have gained popularity after beating the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl. Russell Wilson has hosted a show on Nickelodeon and the people go crazy over the whole "Beast-mode Skittle" thing. I have been a Seahawks fan ever since I was born, when Matt Hasselbeck was QB. My dad took me to Buffalo Wild Wings and I sat there watching the game while chewing on some celery. Watch out Patriots... here we come. Go Hawks. We are all your twelfth man.
Seahawks have had a loyal fanbase since long before the days of Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman. People just don't know it because no one ever payed attention to them before they were good. I've been a 'Hawks fan since the day I started liking football, so I would know. We have an all-time winning record unlike most of the other teams and we've been to three Super Bowls in the last eleven years. Pretty good for an expansion team.
People, all-too-often, use the term "bandwagon" when referring to the Seahawks and their fans. It is simply ignorance on the part of people saying that. The Kingdome was *regularly* packed and sold-out, even when the Seahawks were a perennially mediocre team. I have been a fan for 38 years, and drove 3 hours to see them, even when they were 2-14. I agree with the person, below, who said that the team has always had a loyal fanbase... it's just that nobody bothered to look until they became a regular playoff team.
For years they were the underdog, but the past 5 years have been an absolute delight to follow.V 138 Comments
Love the Eagles always have. I'm from California but am a die hard Eagles fan. Every time I run into another fan while wearing our teams gear its like seeing a member of my family. Fly Eagles Fly Eagles Fly..
The Eagles have been my life basically, My entire years mood is based on how good my Eagles do. We Eagles fans deserve a super bowl because of how much drama there is EVERY year. It will probably be the best day in my life when the Eagles win a super bowl.
I became an eagles fan after I got a mike vick card out of a slot machine when I little. Ever since I have been a philly fan. Even though I live in Ohio and live around a lot of bengals fans I still see a lot of eagles fans.
I think the eagles is the best football team ever and I would do anything to meet one of themV 77 Comments
I have loved the Giants since I could understand the game and I will continue to love them until the end. GIANTS 12TH!
Love New York. You're always on the edge of your seat watching big blue! They pull some crazy stunts sometimes.
Long suffering Giants fan. Gotta support the team through the good times and The awful times!
There my favorite NFL team ever. I am the biggest giants fan you could ever think of. Eli Manning is my favorite player!V 77 Comments
The 49ers are the best I have been faithful to them since I was born from when they were a really good team. I mean look at Joe Montana and Jerry Rice. All the Seahawks and patriot fans jump on the bandwagon because there all like ooh the Seahawks beat the 9ers once. So what just stay loyal to your team. And also the patriots are okay but their problem is that their fans don't even watch the games and brag about them. GO 49ERS
Montana, Rice, Young: 5 Super Bowls! -
They are the best team out there they are amazing and my favorite and always will be
We've got 5 super bowl wins which is the 2nd most in the NFL. Only got one more to be in 1st! GO 9ERS!V 51 Comments
The flock is all over the country, you can find a Ravens bar in pretty much every city, I'm from Chicago, never lived in Baltimore but I have always been a fan of the birds
I like the ravens it doesn't matter how bad they are it's just the bad insults against the ravens stop insulting the nest
Definition of underdog. Definition of family. Harbaugh is a player's coach and a community coach. This team bred an all-star defense headed by Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Terrell Suggs, and Haloti Ngata. Flacco is a relatable guy who just plays to win and doesn't care about stats and numbers. Justin Tucker is a godsend and a kicker who makes kickers relevant by being as outgoing and energetic as he is - if not also a little weird! Steve Smith and Eric Weddle brought extra fire to the team after old veterans retired. OJ Brigance is the behind the scenes heart and soul of this team. I don't think I've seen any other team do as much for their community and their players as the Ravens. Heart, determination, work ethic, love, brotherhood, confidence, resolve; these guys have God in their life and hold a special magic that other teams don't.
The ravens are very beast and should be on the top of the board take the patriots off there cheeters.V 32 Comments
The Lions may be a joke to Bears and Packers fans, but this franchise isn't so bad at all. My favorite team is the Lions in the NFL. They started out in 1930 as the Portsmouth (Ohio) Spartans. The franchise won NFL championships in 1935, 1952, 1953, and 1957. Although the Lions haven't won or been to a Super Bowl, in 1991, they lost in the NFC championship to the Washington Redskins. It turns out that the franchise is something and fans just can't get enough of Calvin Johnson and Matthew Stafford. - RileyProwant
This franchise is on the rise! Many people say that we're screwed now that Calvin Johnson is gone, but I thought no otherwise. I believe that every single member of the team will seriously step up their game now that the league's greatest weapon no longer plays for them. I also truly believe that the Lions will win Super Bowl 51! Go Detroit!
Calvin Johnson is my favorite football player! I also like M Stafford, N Suh, and T Young! - Alpha101
The Lions are the necxt Superbowl winners...and it may be a rise of a dynasty...Lions fan from Europe from the mid ninetees...go lions!V 28 Comments
Peyton Manning is better than Tom Brady by far. He also has great commercials and is a better guy. Tom Brady didn't even shake Eli Manning's hand in the Super Bowl. I love the SUPER BOWL CHAMPION COLTS! GO COLTS!
The Colts are better than all teams especially with Peyton Manning Peyton Manning is by far the best quarterback in the whole league he's going the Hall of Fame when he can
John Madden has said the Colts have the most loyal fans of any NFL team and it's true even in 2011 when the colts went 2-13 every seat at any game was still filled with colts fans
Colts need another super bowl hopefully tom brady doesn't do another deflate againV 35 Comments
Great team always showing support and love for the fan base in a smaller market major city. Great owner that respects their players, fans, and interest groups ( ie military, kids, et al ). Tickets are fairly priced and all seats in stadium are good for viewing. Parking around stadium is reasonable with a short walk to the field. Just be sure to enter in the gate your supposed to, the contracted and untrained staff is the only down fall for the experience. #keeppounding
Panthers are really nice to their fans and the fans like that so the panthers are really appreciated by people. They should at least be number 15 on this list.
The panthers always sell out their stadium, and have for years. Fans are always loud and passionate. They deserve to be in the top 10.
Great young team. Too bad we lost our 2 first superbowls. (still mad)V 59 Comments
They still remain the only team to go undefeated throughout a full season, playoffs and all. That continues to stand as the greatest feat any NFL franchise has obtained.
I love the Miami Dolphins! They are the best they are better than those stupid Cowboy. You have to admitt am I right! - ginn19
Best team in the NFL by far. Surprised they don't win the Super Bowl every year. Not only are they the only team with an undefeated season, but their Quarterback- Ryan Tannehill also is the Quarterback with the most completions in a row.
I'm surprised it isn't higher than 14.V 43 Comments
They still have a manic about them win or loose, and the uniform will never be beaten.
Oakland Raiders are a world wide team! Not in the Top 10? Come on Man!
Really fun, rough, tough, exciting and for the first time in a while VERY talented team. They've quietly put together a team with players among the NFL's best at several positions
Bad poll, when the Raiders win, it is good for the league!V 39 Comments
Should be higher up, definitely above Dallas. The Saints have replaced them as America's team!
Win or lose the fans are friendly and always looking to enjoy the fun of the game
Drew Brees is a beast I've liked the saints since I was little
Saints are the best team ever saints for lifeV 34 Comments
I have been a Cincinnati fan since I was able to remember so like 6 and at first they were crap, I didn't care I loved staying loyal to my team no matter what, it was a great feeling. It made the wins more satisfying but recently its started to turn around and now I appreciate winning again, Who they! For Life
I don't care if we score in the middle or low on rankings, Cincinnati has a special place in my heart and in others' as well. They're improvement is fun to watch and I can't wait to see where they go this postseason. I believe!
It's so great to see Cincinnati succeed I miss the 80s andy dalton is the future for us WHODEY!
Also why do people hate on their jersey they have awesome jerseys
Go Bengals I actully made this it started as a? as the vikings right now but I ranked them up to 17 but they deserve higherV 28 Comments
Falcons have some of the most die hard fans you will ever see. We have many groups of fans dedicated to only talking falcon football year around!
Atlanta Georgia is a big city, they have a basketball team (Hawks), they have a baseball team (Braves), and most importantly The FOOTBALL team, Falcons have the 2nd highest chance to go to the super bowl. (Look it up)
I used to be a Seattle fan but when I watched my first falcons game they started to become my favorite team they might not be the best but they are defiantly the best underdogs
I love the falcons there is Julio jones Matt Ryan devonta freeman they are a wonderful team they might even win the Super Bowl 2017! I think they are the best team in the NFL and they should be most popular.V 25 Comments
The bears and packers have two of the most consistently loyal fan bases in the league. Most of the teams at the top are good right now but usually don't have fans when they aren't dominant.
One of the founding father franchises of the nfl, the bears will always be one of the best in the league. Today's elite teams can't match our history or traditions. Regardless of records we will always be one of the best.
If you like your heart broken, you'll love the Bears. They never disappoint. I'm also a Cubs fan.
When I join the NFL I want the be drafted as a Bear "Chicago"V 34 Comments
The Charger definitely are on the top 3 in Mexico, so should be in the top 10.
Chargers are a team from California with class along with the 49ers
Chargers are a clutch team, Definitely should be in the top 10 at least.
Not my favorite but I still like themV 12 Comments
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