The Most Hated NFL Football Team in the World [Map]
This is not exactly the most scientific study, but you got to admit, the results seem accurate.
People really hate the Patriots, and deflate-gate certainly did not earn the team any love.
A poll conducted by NFL Reddit and shared by CBSSports.com shows what fans in each state view as their most-hated NFL team. On the map below you can see that much of the hate is based on long-time, geographical rivals.
CNS Sports reports that on this map, created by Kyle McCrum, the New England Patriots are the most-hated team in the United States when it comes to the all-important Electoral College.
The Patriots earned most-hated status in:
- New York
Giving the team 69 NFL Hate Electoral Votes.
Coming at number 2: The Seattle Seahawks who carried
It's Interesting to note, and by no means a surprise, the Packers are the most hated team in Illinois and Minnesota, while the Chicago Bears are the most hated team in Wisconsin and Michigan.