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Bills are 'America's Team,' according to Twitter study

Posted: 3:26 PM, Jan 03, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-03 16:26:42-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — According to a Twitter study conducted by sportsinsider.com the Buffalo Bills are "America's team" in the first round of the NFL playoffs.

The map pictured above is based on geotagged Twitter data from the last week, which tracked fan hashtags in every state such as #GoBills, #BillsMafia, #FlyEaglesFly, #ChiefsKingdom, #RavensFlock.

The data tracked over 200,000 tweets and the team with a rooting interest in the most states is the Buffalo Bills.

Here is the full breakdown of the number of states each playoff team has a rooting interest in:

  • Buffalo Bills - 7 states
  • Kansas City Chiefs - 6 states
  • New England Patriots - 6 states
  • Baltimore Ravens - 5 states
  • Green Bay Packers - 5 states
  • Philadelphia Eagles - 5 states
  • Seattle Seahawks - 4 states
  • San Francisco 49ers - 4 states
  • Minnesota Vikings - 3 states
  • New Orleans Saints - 3 states
  • Tennessee Titans - 1 state
  • Houston Texans - 1 state

The Bills have a rooting interest in New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado.