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TDawg1313
Washington Fan
WA
Member since Jul 2009
9867 posts

re: The only NFL fandom map that doesn't suck...well sort of.

What's up with the random patch of Steelers fans in Oregon?


GumBro Jackson
Auburn Fan
New Orleans
Member since Mar 2011
2173 posts

re: The only NFL fandom map that doesn't suck...well sort of.
Very interesting map. That one does look a lot more accurate than others I have seen.

I am a bit surprised at Alabama being overwhelmingly Saints territory though. It has been a while since I lived there, but in my day (80's and 90's) the Falcons were def the most popular team in the eastern portion of the state. Maybe everyone jumped on the Saints bandwagon with Drew Brees and the Super Bowl win.

Also, if that map is accurate the Panthers and Falcons should really focus on winning more fans in South Carolina (and the Panthers need to "control" their own state).


pvilleguru
USA Fan
Member since Jun 2009
18033 posts
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re: The only NFL fandom map that doesn't suck...well sort of.
I know a lot of people in autauga county (right next to Montgomery) are saints fans because of Roman Harper. This area is pretty split between saints and falcons. There's a few titans fans.


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Shankopotomus
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Brian Roberts Fan
Member since Feb 2009
18321 posts

re: The only NFL fandom map that doesn't suck...well sort of.
That Alabama piece is flat wrong, all or North AL is a bunch of Falcons fans in my experience


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DriveByBBQ
USA Fan
Willard's Garage
Member since Jan 2011
4608 posts

re: The only NFL fandom map that doesn't suck...well sort of.
I guess the Favre/Mississippi/Green Bay carryover is officially gone...


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bigeztiger
LSU Fan
Columbus Ohio
Member since Jul 2011
5092 posts

re: The only NFL fandom map that doesn't suck...well sort of.
Steelers have a stronghold on Alaska and Hawaii!


OFWHAP
LSU Fan
Member since Sep 2007
5416 posts

re: The only NFL fandom map that doesn't suck...well sort of.
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Steelers have a stronghold on Alaska and Hawaii!



What, is Big Ben pumping out kids in those regions?


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oak71
LSU Fan
Mesa, AZ
Member since Jun 2008
2580 posts

re: The only NFL fandom map that doesn't suck...well sort of.
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Is that Drew Brees' hometown?


I thought he was from Austin. That looks like San Marcos area.


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Poodlebrain
LSU Fan
Way Right of Rex
Member since Jan 2004
17580 posts

re: The only NFL fandom map that doesn't suck...well sort of.
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Oakland is a joke. It's like this poor, shitty smallish city on the outskirts of San Francisco which is a monster international city. I have no idea where their fans come from.
If this map existed when Al Davis relocated the Raiders to Los Angeles Northern California would be black. The Raiders were selling out every game and were a perrenial playoff team. The 4pers only became mopre popular after hiring Bill Walsh.

There are over 8 million people in the Bay Area. If even 25% of them favor the Raiders that is still more people within a one hour drive than the Saints can claim.


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VerlanderBEAST
Michigan Fan
Member since Dec 2011
12519 posts

re: The only NFL fandom map that doesn't suck...well sort of.
Most of LA are Raiders fans


lynxcat
Rutgers Fan
Member since Jan 2008
15178 posts

re: The only NFL fandom map that doesn't suck...well sort of.
I don't see why this would be so difficult to create if you have access to the right tools.

You need to collect unstructured data across social media platforms for an extended period of time and then identify the location of the individuals involved with those teams. Viola you have an accurate fandom map based on actual postings/interactions from real fans.



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