Dallas Cowboys are the most polarizing team in the entire National Football League. The names may constantly change, but the overall hate for the team remains the same or likely grows stronger every year.
According to a study of posts on Twitter through the preseason and the first six weeks of the NFL season, the Dallas Cowboys are the “most-hated team” in the league.
BetOnline.ag compiled geo-tracked data on more than 400,000 posts on Twitter with negative phrases such as “Cowboys suck” and “I hate the Patriots” to reach their conclusion. If you were wondering, tweets that included even stronger language was also included in the study.
The info had the Cowboys dominating the league with eight stated that hate them.
The Cowboys (5-1) are enjoying a bye week before returning to action against the Vikings in Minnesota on Oct. 31.
The Super Bowl defending champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers tied for second with six states.
The Chargers, Chiefs and Bears are the least-hated teams with just one state each.
The Philadelphia Eagles are the “most-hated team” in Texas.
Most-hated NFL teams by states:
Dallas Cowboys: 8 states
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 6 states
Green Bay Packers: 6 states
Las Vegas Raiders: 5 states
Philadelphia Eagles: 4 states
New York Jets: 4 states
San Francisco 49ers: 3 states
Los Angeles Rams: 3 states
Seattle Seahawks: 2 states
Pittsburgh Steelers: 2 states
Baltimore Ravens: 2 states
New England Patriots: 2 states
Los Angeles Chargers: 1 state
Kansas City Chiefs: 1 state
Chicago Bears: 1 state