Anne Erickson

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I like to think that we have some pretty attractive people here in Detroit. I mean, just look at the WRIF staff. We’re all friggin’ models. Okay, I’m having fun here, but the folks at have ranked all of the NFL teams by the most to least attractive fan bases, and you’re not going to like the results.

To rank the most attractive fan bases, looked at various factors, including fan behavior.

“Overall, men and women both found the use of vulgar language to be the most unattractive fan behavior, with women feeling the strongest about it,” stated in the study. “While both genders agreed upon the top three most unattractive fan behaviors, engaging in fan traditions proved more contentious. Men were 4.8 percentage points more likely to find this behavior unattractive than women.”

They added, “When observing generational differences, it was apparent that Generation Z was less likely to be turned off by the three behaviors that the other generations found most offensive, i.e., using vulgar language, consuming alcohol, and being confrontational toward opposing fans. On the other hand, younger age groups were more likely to find singing and joining in group cheers unattractive in comparison to their older counterparts.”

So, where are the Lions. It’s not good. Check out the list below, and you’ll see where we land. Meanwhile, the Atlanta Falcons are No. 1. I’ve never been to Atlanta, but according to this study, they have some attractive peeps there.

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