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Cowboys Lead All NFL Teams On Facebook; Jets Tops For Twitter Followers

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The NFL has 3.8 million Facebook likes and 2.3 million Twitter followers as the '11 season gets underway. Among individual clubs, the Cowboys and Steelers lead all teams on Facebook with 3.5 million likes and 2.9 million likes, respectively. In all, 11 NFL teams have over 1 million Facebook likes. The Jets and Patriots top all clubs in terms of Twitter followers with 188,731 followers and 128,674 followers, respectively. Only four NFL clubs have topped 100,000 Twitter followers thus far (THE DAILY).

NFL TEAMS' FACEBOOK LIKES,
TWITTER FOLLOWERS THROUGH SEPT. 7
TEAM
FACEBOOK
TWITTER
TEAM
FACEBOOK
TWITTER
49ers
779,786
69,777
Jaguars
204,627
20,017
Bears
1,891,174
62,842
Jets
987,064
188,731
Bengals
441,872
47,440
Lions
439,034
43,270
Bills
277,129
36,844
Packers
1,916,649
97,437
Broncos
795,036
59,555
Panthers
294,627
29,907
Browns
330,042
47,596
Patriots
2,443,612
128,674
Buccaneers
352,688
29,231
Raiders
1,097,165
75,487
Cardinals
329,361
10,893
Rams
122,296
24,564
Chargers
900,401
75,578
Ravens
653,674
46,135
Chiefs
493,490
41,564
Redskins
675,184
37,076
Colts
1,466,624
17,832
Saints
2,072,934
74,691
Cowboys
3,470,557
118,499
Seahawks
570,394
45,586
Dolphins
851,940
68,631
Steelers
2,858,532
127,514
Eagles
1,270,789
79,908
Texans
349,320
36,415
Falcons
186,761
58,712
Titans
240,130
41,114
Giants
1,243,427
48,210
Vikings
1,124,093
61,558
       

NOTES: Charts reflect the number of Facebook likes and Twitter followers as of Sept. 7. The respective sites tracked were those sites identified as official sites by the teams. Many teams have multiple sites used to reach fans, including sites created by front-office personnel.

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