In Major League Baseball they play 162 games. As a result the fans really have to pace themselves. They don’t want to go nuts in first few weeks of the season and burn out before their team even gets started.
However, in the NFL there are only 16 games and only eight of them are played at home, which means no restraint is necessary. NFL fans can feel free to go completely bonkers and expend pretty much all their energy from day one—and this is what makes them so damn awesome.
Today, as we head into week two of the 2013 NFL season, let’s take a moment to celebrate the fans. What would NFL football be without them?