Site Releases Study Claiming Bills Have Drunkest Fanbase

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistNovember 4, 2015

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A recent study by BACtrack—a company that makes and sells breathalyzers—claims to reveal the NFL's drunkest and soberest fanbases.

It shouldn't surprise a soul that it has fans of the Buffalo Bills at No. 1. This guy knows why:

VinePair @VinePair

You are the champions, my friend. The 5 #NFL teams with the drunkest fans. #infographic https://t.co/N2GQmcvrXa https://t.co/0WMO2fw2Ko

So does this dude:

Fans of the Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns and Arizona Cardinals rounded out BACtrack's top five drunkest supporters. The least rowdy of the bunch were fans of the Tennessee Titans and Cincinnati Bengals.

Now, to be clear, this isn't a study straight out of Harvard. Clinton Yates of the Washington Post threw some cold water on it:

This whole thing is based on a confusing, probably unscientific smoke-and-mirrors system involving data from BACtrack, a smartphone breathalyzer, and Twitter's map of NFL fan allegiance, which yields a magic number. Yes, this hinges on fans using a smartphone breathalyzer—and it's not even clear how many people this poll involved. So take all of that for what it's worth.

Credible? Not really. Fun? Definitely.

[h/t VinePair]


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