PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Steelers rank in the top five for NFL fandom, according to a recent study.
Emory University’s business school conducts a yearly review for all NFL teams to determine where each organization’s fandom ranks. Pittsburgh trails the likes of Dallas, New England, Philadelphia and the New York Giants.READ MORE: 'Dasher's Light Show' Tickets Now On Sale For This Christmas Season
“The @dallascowboys, @Patriots, @Eagles, @Giants, & @steelers top this year’s #NFL rankings by Prof. Lewis. The @Bengals, @Jaguars, @Titans, @Chiefs, & @RamsNFL are on the bottom of the list.”READ MORE: Take Action Mon Valley Demands Answers After 2 Incidents Involving Police Officers In Homestead
According to the study, the analysis is grounded in economic and marketing theory, and uses statistical tools to shed light on the question of which teams have the most loyal or “best” fans.
There was another team in the AFC North that finished in the bottom five. Cincinnati joined Jacksonville, Tennessee, Kansas City and the Los Angeles Rams as having the worst fandom in the league.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Department Of Public Works Looking For Artist To Help Design New Playground
Meanwhile, Baltimore finished 18th on the list, and Cleveland was right outside of the bottom five at 27th.