By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Steelers are off to their best start since the 1970s and while that may have Steelers Nation fired up, it has a lot of NFL fans fired up but in a different way.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Looking To Hire Lifeguards For Citiparks Aquatic Facility Locations For Summer 2021
A recent study from SportsInsider found that the Steelers were the most “hated” team in eight states, the most among any team in the league.
SportsInsider’s study poured over more than 90,000 tweets and those tweets included the phrase “I hate the Steelers.”READ MORE: Pittsburgh Connections Abound At 2021 Golden Globe Awards
The eight states where these tweets were most prevalent were Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Maryland, Delaware, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
As you can see, the most hated team here in Pennsylvania is none other than the Steelers’ next opponent, the Baltimore Ravens.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Ohio: Fraudulent Claims Overwhelm Pandemic-Related Unemployment Programs
With the Steelers being the only undefeated team in the league and recently handing the Titans their first loss, it makes sense they would currently be the most hated.