Teams with the most NFL Fans!!!
National Football League (NFL) is the home of American football, which was established in Ohio, United States, back in September 1920.
With over 400 million spectators around the globe, we all know how much Americans are proud and obsessed with this particular sport.
Furthermore, these fans show their gestures in various ways, such as purchasing their favorite team’s merchandise, as well as attending every single match to cheer for their favorite team.
Currently, the league boasts a global market worth $15 billion and is a home of 32 teams. Moreover, there are almost 1,700 players playing for these 32 teams.
With all these massive fan following, have you ever questioned which team has the most fans? Well, in this article, we are going to shed light on that very topic.
Without any delay, let’s get rolling and see if your favorite team made it into this top 10 list.
|1.||Dallas Cowboys||8.5 Million|
|2.||New England Patriots||7 Million|
|3.||Pittsburgh Steelers||6.3 Million|
|4.||Green Bay Packers||5.2 Million|
|5.||Denver Broncos||4.1 Million|
|6.||San Francisco 49ers||4 Million|
|7.||New Orleans Saints||4 Million|
|8.||Seattle Seahawks||3.9 Million|
|9.||Chicago Bears||3.9 Million|
|10.||New York Giants||3.8 Million|
Teams with Most NFL Fans
These facts and other details below have been derived from the official website of each team. Also, all the figures and stats mentioned in this article are corresponded up to the year 2021.
#10. New York Giants
On the tenth position, we have New York Giants. The team was established on August 1, 1925, and is currently owned by John Mara.
Giants are the second oldest NFL team, and they are a member of the NFL’s National Football Conference East Division.
As a matter of fact, Giants are one of the league’s original five clubs that joined in 1925. Today, Brian Daboll is the head coach of the New York Giants.
Undoubtedly, the team is, in fact, one of the most popular NFL teams and is also known as New York Football Giants or G-Me, or Big Blue.
Likewise, their official venue or home ground is MetLife Stadium. The giants have not only collected massive fans but numerous championships over the year.
To illustrate, they have won four NFL championships in the year 1927, 1934, 1938, and 1956. Moreover, they are winners of four Super Bowls in the years 1987, 1991, 2008, and 2012.
They have been the pioneer team of the NFL since a long back and are often remembered for their excellent games during the 1980s and ’90s.
Noteworthy Players: Lawrence Taylor, Tiki Barber, Saquon Barkley, Daniel Jones, and so on.
In addition, the team has over 3.8 million fans.
#09. Chicago Bears
On the ninth position, Chicago Bears stand with the most fans of the NFL. Bears was established back in September 1920 in Illinois.
Likewise, this Chicago-based football team is a member of the North division of the National Football Conference.
Currently, Matt Eberflus serves as the head coach for this team, and their home stadium is Soldier Field.
Likewise, they have secured several accomplishments. Chicago Bears have won NFL Championships 8 times. Among these, the Bears have won Super Bowl 2 times; in the years 1963 and 1986.
This makes them the team holding the record for the most wins in the history of the NFL.
Not to forget, Chicago Bears have also engraved their name in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Noteworthy Players: Cole Kmet, Sam Mustipher, Khalil Mack, Robbie Gould, etc.
#08. Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle-based professional American football team, Seattle Seahawks, was established on June 4, 1974. Seahawks are also a member of the National Football Conference (NFC) west for the fact they joined it in 2002.
Currently, Pete Carroll is the team’s head coach, and Paul Allen owns this football team. Likewise, their home stadium is Lumen Field, and their mascot is Blitz and BOOM.
It is the only team in NFL which is located in the Pacific Northwest region.
Standing on the number 8, there are 3.9 million fans of this football team who are globally recognized as “12s” or “12th Man.”
Seahawks have won three NFC championships, namely in the years 2006, 2014, and 2015. Likewise, they have won one Super Bowl.
Not only that, but Seattle Seahawks are the only team in the NF league who have played in both NFC and AFC games.
Noteworthy Players: Russell Wilson, Walter Jones, Bobby Wagner, and others.
#07. New Orleans Saints
The next team on this list is New Orleans Saints, owned by Gayle Benson and backed with 4 million global fans.
The football team was founded in 1967. It currently has Dennis Allen as head coach and Mickey Loomis as the general manager.
Likewise, the home stadium of New Orleans Saints is Caesars Superdome, with Sir Saint Gumbo as their mascot.
Additionally, Orleans Saints are also a member of the NFC South division, and it won only one Super Bowl in 2010.
Despite having much lesser victories than other teams in NFL, the Saints still has quite a fan base, all thanks to its great players like Trey Hendrickson, Drew Brees, Alvin Kamara, and so on.
Little extra detail: Drew Brees is considered as one of the noteworthy and rich players of the NFL who was also honored as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) at the Super Bowl Championship (2010).
#06. San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 49ers was founded in June 1944. It is one of the brightest NFL teams that has secured the most victories with the Super Bowl Championship.
The venue of 49ers is Levi’s Stadium, situated in the San Francisco Bay Area.
If you are wondering what does “49ers” means in their team’s name, it is kept by considering those people who traveled to Northern California in 1849 for the gold.
The head coach of the San Francisco 49ers is Kyle Shanahan, and their mascot is Sourdough Sam. To detail, Sam is the hardest-working mascot of the NFL.
Talking about their victories, the team has bagged the titles of five Super Bowl championships which makes them the only team to have that many winning titles.
Noteworthy Players: Joe Montana, Frank Gore, Roger Craig, John Taylor, Jerry Rice, etc.
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#05. Denver Broncos
Founded on August 14, 1959, Denver Broncos is the fifth NFL team with the most fan. The team has Nathaniel Hackett as their head coach and has an open position for the owner at the current moment.
This professional American football team is a member of the American Football Conference (AFC) West division.
Talking about the winning titles, they are the recipient of eight American Football Conference (AFC) championships in the years 1977, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1997, 1998, 2013, and 2015.
Similarly, Denver Broncos have also won 3 Super Bowl Championships in the years 1997, 1998, and 2015. Nevertheless, the Broncos have also lost five Super Bowls.
Even after losing that many championships, the team has a fanbase of 4.1 million fans all around the globe.
Noteworthy Players: Drew Lock, Bradley Chubb, Floyd Little, and many others.
#04. Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers is the oldest team of the National Football League (NFL).
It was founded on August 11, 1919, and its venue is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Moreover, the head coach of the Green Bay Packers is Matt Lafleur, and the team comes under the North division of NFC.
The NFL team plays in the Lambeau Field, and it holds the record of winning the most NFL championship titles.
To illustrate, Green Bay has secured 11 winnings in NFL championships and 4 Super Bowls, making 15 titles in total.
Undoubtedly, it is the most number of titles any team in the National Football League has garnered, and it should come as no surprise that this OG team stands proudly with 5.2 million fans.
#03. Pittsburgh Steelers
On the number three, Pittsburgh Steelers stand proudly with their 6.3 million fans. Steelers come under the North division of the American Football Conference.
The head coach of this NFL team is Mike Tomlin, and the team is managed by Kevin Colbert. Likewise, the owner of Pittsburgh Steelers is Art Rooney II.
Established on July 8, 1933, the Steelers play in Heinz Field, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The team has already been awarded 6 Super Bowl Championships; 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 2006, and 2009.
Also, they have hosted 11 conference championship games and are the proud winner of eight AFC titles.
Noteworthy Players: Jerome Bettis, Jack Lambert, Rod Woods, Ben Roethlisberger, etc.
Did you know? The fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers are known as Steeler Nation, and they have a very strong fanbase across the globe!
#02. New England Patriots
New England Patriots are the professional American football team of the NFL, located in New England, Boston Metropolitan Area. Furthermore, the Patriots are a member of the AFC East division.
Established on November 16, 1959, the name of their owner is Robert Kraft. Similarly, the head coach of the New England Patriots is Bill Belichick, and their home ground is Gillette Stadium.
Recipient of 6 Super Bowl Championships, New England Patriots are one of the greatest NFL teams with soaring fans worldwide. Also, they have their game song known as “I’m Shipping Up to Boston.”
To name the years, they have amassed the NFL championships in the years 2019, 2017, 2015, 2005, 2004, and 2002. In addition to these, the team is a proud recipient of several other honorary titles.
#01. Dallas Cowboys
Finally, the team with the most fans in National Football League- Dallas Cowboys!
Dallas Cowboys was founded back on January 20, 1960, and currently has an appreciable fan base of 8.5 million.
The head coach of the team is Mike McCarthy, and the name of the owner is Jerry Jones. In addition, this NFL team comes under the AFC East division.
Situated in Dallas, Texas, the Dallas Cowboys play their home matches in AT&T stadium. Also, the common nickname of this team is Big D, The Boys, and America’s Team.
Moreover, the team has received the title of NFL championships in 1996, 1994, 1993, 1978, and 1972.
To little more detail, they are the recipient of Super Bowls VI, XII, XXVII, XXVIII, and XXX.
The Dallas Cowboys are one of the most valuable sports franchises globally and are the pride of a massive fanbase. This is the reason we have this magnificent team in the first position on our list.
Noteworthy Player: Randy White, Tony Romo, Zack Martin, Larry Allen, Tyron Smith, and many others.
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