Forbes names Green Bay Packers fans best in NFL

Thursday August 21st, 2014

According to research by Forbes, the Green Bay Packers have the "best fans in the NFL."

Fans of the Denver Broncos, New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens finish out the list.

From Forbes:

According to market researchers Nielsen Scarborough, 84% of adults in Green Bay are Packers fans, identified as such having watched, attended, and/or listened to the team’s games this past year.​

The rankings were complied based on five factors: hometown crowd reach, three years worth of Nielsen television data, three years of stadium attendance, three years worth of official team merchandise sales, and social media reach.

The Packers ranked first in three of the categories, placed second in television rankings and seventh in merchandise sales.

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