Social media has changed the way fans enjoy the NFL; it isn’t just about cheering it out at the stadium or screaming at a TV screen with your friends at home or at a bar anymore (which isn’t to say that we don’t do it anymore!).
Source - http://cowboysfandom.blogspot.com/2016/11/top-10-most-followed-nfl-twitter.html
With fans following (and unfollowing) teams’ accounts with an easy click of the button, the numbers can change in the blink of an eye. So, which are the teams that are doing it right on twitter? And what’s driving their popularity?
New England Patriots - 2,652,501
Dallas Cowboys - 2,028,610
Dubbed “America’s Team”, it makes sense that the Cowboys rank high on Twitter, coming in a fairly close second to the Patriots with 2.02 million followers
Denver Broncos - 1,922,624
With a following of 1.92 million, the Denver Broncos have a very loyal fan base that ranks them third most popular on Twitter.
Carolina Panthers - 1,854,359
Following their successful season last year, not to mention their performance in the current season, the Carolina Panthers are currently placed fourth with 1.85 million followers on Twitter.
Pittsburgh Steelers - 1,492,192
Hailing from one of the smallest cities to have an NFL team, the Pittsburgh Steelers have a Twitter following of 1.49 million,
Seattle Seahawks - 1,483,398
With a more than 80% increase in followers in the space of about 20 months, the Seattle Seahawks are seeing a meteoric rise in popularity on Twitter.
Green Bay Packers - 1,411,992
They may be in seventh place with 1.41 million followers, but the Green Bay Packers have a well-earned reputation for fan engagement.
San Francisco 49ers - 1,373,771
With a long successful history and a very loyal fanbase, the San Francisco 49ers have a following of 1.37 million on Twitter.
Philadelphia Eagles - 1,333,961
The Philadelphia Eagles come in second to last on this list with 1.33 million followers on Twitter. However, despite their somewhat late arrival on Twitter (2010 vs. other teams coming in at 2009) and not ranking among the best teams in the NFL
Chicago Bears - 1,212,937
With 1.21 million followers, the Chicago Bears round out the list of popular NFL teams on Twitter
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