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Odell Beckham Jr., Patriots Reign Atop MVPIndex Rankings

Browns’ WR Odell Beckham Jr. leads all NFLers in terms of social media followers, according to data from MVPindex. Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, Patriots QB Tom Brady, Texans DE J.J. Watt and free agent WR Dez Bryant round out the top five.

TOP NFLERS BASED ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWING
RANK
PLAYER
TOTAL FOLLOWERS AS OF SEPT. 4
1
Odell Beckham Jr.
15,830,869
2
Russell Wilson
11,568,884
3
Tom Brady
11,482,159
4
J.J. Watt
11,170,868
5
Dez Bryant
7,257,373
6
Cam Newton
7,130,959
7
Aaron Rodgers
6,441,022
8
Richard Sherman
6,189,610
9
Drew Brees
5,829,331
10
Julian Edelman
4,965,116
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NFL Player Social Media Chart

The usual suspects lead the NFL in terms of social media prowess, with the Patriots, Cowboys and Eagles at the top, respectively, according to data from MVPindex measured through Sept. 4. The Patriots, fresh off a Super Bowl win, sit atop the ranking. MVPindex is a social media index and valuation platform for the sports and entertainment industries, offering real-time analytics on more than 90,000 athletes, entertainers, teams, leagues and brands ranked across the most popular social platforms. The index shows the level of engagement an entity has with its fans based on a proprietary algorithm that takes into account the number of followers, posts, interactions and other factors.

TOP 10 NFL TEAMS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
RANK (LAST YEAR)
TEAM
1 (1)
Patriots
2 (2)
Cowboys
3 (3)
Eagles
4 (4)
Steelers
5 (9)
Panthers
6 (6)
Saints
7 (11)
Bears
8 (8)
Packers
9 (7)
Giants
10 (10)
Falcons
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NFL Team Social Media Chart