With the National Football League’s divisional playoff round set to kick off Saturday afternoon, Facebook shared data maps with Fox Sports revealing which teams its users are rooting for in the four games this weekend, by county.
New Orleans Saints
The Denver Broncos, the top seed in the National Football League’s American Football Conference, led the league’s playoff teams in terms of likes gained over the past seven days, but surprisingly finished dead last in people talking about this movement during the same period, seeing its PTAT total drop by 45,766, according to data from sister site PageData.
The Denver Broncos kicked off the 2013 National Football League season Thursday night with a resounding 49-27 throttling of the visiting Baltimore Ravens. According to sister site PageData, the Broncos excelled on Facebook in the past seven days, as well, picking up 16,723 likes to lead the NFL, and seeing its people talking about this total rise by 73,556, good for a third-place finish.
One of the National Football League’s replacement officials was removed from his assignment to work the New Orleans Saints’ visit to the Carolina Panthers Sunday after ESPN informed the league that posts on his Facebook page indicated that he was a Saints fan.
Ladies, if you fancy a date with a professional football player, NFL’s New Orleans Saints’ tight end Jeremy Shockey is hosting a contest on his Facebook Page. Videotape yourself telling him why you deserve a date with him, post it, and you could win said date. Perhaps this is the new way to become romantically involved with celebrities?