Football fans creating their fantasy football rosters and pulling their favorite player’s jersey out of the closet mean 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 of their team hoisting the Lombardi Trophy on February 23, 2023. Even though some teams have little chances of winning a title, it won’t change the love and loyalty that dedicated fans have for their team.
But some fanbases are bigger 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 “the American team, the Dallas Cowboys.
The Cowboys have been the most searched NFL team for the past five years, according to Google trending data from 2017 to 2022 shared with USA TODAY.
Even though Dallas hasn’t won a Super Bowl in that span, being the most searched team solidifies its “Team America” status heading into the 2022-23 season.
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Here’s a look at the top 10 teams in the country, as well as the NFL’s most searched team in each state since 2017.
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What are the 10 most searched NFL teams?
There is a lot of history when it comes to the 10 most searched teams in the United States, as the teams have won a total of 33 of the 56 Super Bowls played. Every team has also made the playoffs at least once in the past two seasons.
Here are the top 10:
- Dallas Cowboys
- 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, the Cowboys were also the most searched team in the most states. The Cowboys were the popular result in seven states.
Some teams dominated regions, such as the Patriots taking the six New England states and the Seahawks taking the Pacific Northwest.
Here’s the most popular team in each state, according to Google’s trending data since 2017:
Alabama –Dallas Cowboys
Alaska -Seattle Seahawks
Arizona – Arizona Cardinals
Arkansas –Dallas Cowboys
California – San Francisco 49ers
Colorado – Denver Broncos
Connecticut – New England Patriots
Delaware – Philadelphia Eagles
District of Colombia – Washington Commanders
Florida – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Georgia – Atlanta Falcons
Hawaii – San Francisco 49ers
Idaho -Seattle Seahawks
Illinois – Chicago Bears
Indiana – Indianapolis Colts
Iowa – Green Bay Packers
Kansas – Kansas City Chiefs
Kentucky – Cincinnati Bengals
Louisiana – New Orleans Saints
Maine – New England Patriots
Maryland – Baltimore Crows
Massachusetts – New England Patriots
Michigan – Detroit Lions
Minnesota – Minnesota Vikings
Mississippi – New Orleans Saints
Missouri – Kansas City Chiefs
Montana -Seattle Seahawks
Nebraska – Kansas City Chiefs
Nevada – Las Vegas Raiders
New Hampshire – New England Patriots
New Jersey – Philadelphia Eagles
New Mexico –Dallas Cowboys
New York -Buffalo Bills
North Carolina – Carolina Panthers
North Dakota – Minnesota Vikings
Ohio –Cleveland Browns
Oklahoma –Dallas Cowboys
Oregon -Seattle Seahawks
Pennsylvania – Philadelphia Eagles
Rhode Island – New England Patriots
Caroline from the south –Dallas Cowboys
South Dakota – Minnesota Vikings
Tennessee – Tennessee Titans
Texas –Dallas Cowboys
Utah –Dallas Cowboys
Vermont – New England Patriots
Virginia – Washington Commanders
Washington -Seattle Seahawks
West Virginia – Pittsburgh Steelers
Wisconsin – Green Bay Packers
Wyoming – Denver Broncos
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