Twitter Spent the Summer Talking About These NFL Teams and Players

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistSeptember 4, 2014


Throughout the NFL offseason, there were plenty of big storylines to follow and keep fans engaged. That means Twitter was buzzing about particular teams and players frequently this offseason, and thanks to some data, we are able to see just who created the most buzz this summer.

The Dallas Cowboys—aka "America's Team"—will always be talked about. However, they weren't the only ones to get a lot of attention this summer. Check out this cool map, via Twitter, that shows which NFL teams were the most talked about in July and August:

In case you have trouble viewing the map, here's a GIF of it:

via Twitter

Of course, the Cleveland Browns were talked about more than ever as Johnny Manziel tried to win the starting quarterback job. Unfortunately for the Browns, Josh Gordon's troubles and ban also got the team some attention.

With the two Browns figuring prominently, Twitter provided a list of the most talked-about players since July:

Twitter's Most Talked-about NFL Players for July and August
1Johnny Manziel
2Michael Sam
3Ray Rice
4Josh Gordon
5Peyton Manning

With that, you now know what Twitter was talking about the most this summer in the NFL.