Football fans making their own fantasy football lineups and cracking their favorite player’s shirt out of the closet means one thing: NFL season is here.
As the hunt for Glendale, Arizona and Super Bowl 57 begins, fans will head to the stadium or watch their televisions in hopes that their team will lift the Lombardy Trophy on February 23, 2023. Although some teams have slim odds of winning a title, it won’t change their love and loyalty. Fan bases assigned to their squad.
But some fan bases are larger than others, and when it comes to being the most popular team in the country – at least in terms of internet searches – look no further than “Team America,” the Dallas Cowboys.
The Cowboys have been the most-searched NFL team over the past five years, according to Google Trends data from 2017-2022 shared with USA TODAY.
Although Dallas has not won a Super Bowl in that time frame, being the most searched team cements its status as “Team America” in the 2022-23 season.
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Here’s a look at the top 10 teams in the state, as well as the most searched NFL team in each state since 2017.
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What are the top 10 most-researched teams in the NFL?
There is a lot of history when it comes to the 10 most searched teams in the United States, with teams winning 33 of the 56 Super Bowls played. Each team has also made the playoffs at least once in the past two seasons.
Here are the top 10:
- Cowboys in Dallas
- New England Patriots
- Green Bay Packers
- Pittsburgh Steelers
- Philadelphia Eagles
- Kansas City Chiefs
- San Francisco 49ers
- Chicago Bears
- Las Vegas Raiders
- Cleveland Browns
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What is the most searched NFL team in my state?
Not only are they the most popular team across the country, but the Cowboys were also the most searched team in the most states. Cowboys were a popular score in seven states.
Some teams took control of the territories, such as the Patriots who captured all six states in New England and the Seahawks who took the Pacific Northwest.
This is the most popular team in each state, according to Google Trends data since 2017:
Alabama Cowboys in Dallas
Alaska – Seattle Seahawks
Arizona Arizona Cardinals
Arkansas Cowboys in Dallas
California San Francisco 49ers
Colorado Denver Broncos
Connecticut – New England Patriots
Delaware Philadelphia Eagles
District of Columbia Washington’s leaders
Florida – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Georgia Atlanta Falcons
Hawaii San Francisco 49ers
Idaho – Seattle Seahawks
Illinois – Chicago Bears
Indiana – Indianapolis Colts
Yes – Green Bay Packers
kansas – Mayors of Kansas City
Kentucky – Cincinnati Bengals
Louisiana – New Orleans Saints
who – New England Patriots
Maryland – Baltimore Ravens
Massachusetts – New England Patriots
Michigan – Detroit Lions
Minnesota – Minnesota Vikings
Mississippi – New Orleans Saints
Missouri – Mayors of Kansas City
Montana – Seattle Seahawks
Nebraska – Mayors of Kansas City
Nevada – Raiders of Las Vegas
New Hampshire – New England Patriots
New Jersey Philadelphia Eagles
New Mexico Cowboys in Dallas
New York – Buffalo bills
North Carolina – Carolina Panthers
North Dakota – Minnesota Vikings
Ohio – Cleveland Browns
Oklahoma Cowboys in Dallas
Oregon – Seattle Seahawks
Pennsylvania Philadelphia Eagles
Rhode Island – New England Patriots
South Carolina Cowboys in Dallas
South Dakota – Minnesota Vikings
Tennessee – Tennessee Titans
Texas Cowboys in Dallas
Utah Cowboys in Dallas
Vermont – New England Patriots
Virginia Washington’s leaders
Washington – Seattle Seahawks
West Virginia – Pittsburgh Steelers
Wisconsin – Green Bay Packers
Wyoming Denver Broncos
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