Packers are one of the most hated teams in NFL

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As we head into the heart of NFL season, many Wisconsinites will be rooting for the Packers.

But not everyone is so fond of the team. According to Twitter data, the Packers are the most "hated" NFL team in six states — Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.

For the last month, staff at searched through geotagged Twitter data for tweets and hashtags about "hating" or disliking a particular team. More than 200,000 tweets were tracked.

Normally, the most hated team in a state is a division rival. However, that's not always the case. The Buccaneers are tied with the Packers for the most hated team in 6 states. Most of it's regional. Maybe it's the Tom Brady effect?

The only team with more states that hate them than the Bucs and Packers are the Cowboys. According to the data, eight states say they hate the Cowboys the most.

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da chairs

Then why are there so many packer bar in other states? I’ve never seen a Tampa bar in Wisconsin but I’ve seen some packer bars in Florida

Ricky Czeczka

people hate on the great teams .... the greatest of them all GREEN BAY PACKERS... 13 time...13 time...13 TIME... champions... and NOBODY...comes even close to that.....

Always curious ??‍♀️

And I always thought it was Dallas Cowboys ??!! Every time a team is on a winning streak, haters come out !! I’m a proud Packer Fan❤️ even more now for my brother who earned his wings from Cancer!! He was a diehard Packer Fan 💯💯 Go Packers 🤜🏼🤛🏼 R.I.P Joe 🙏❤️


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