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Nielsen: Packers have top local fan base in NFL

Posted by Duke Bobber on February 13, 2014 – 10:05 am

Nielsen rankingsNielsen recently released its “State of the Media: 2013 in Sports Media” report, providing insights into how sports fans engaged with their favorite teams last year.

According to the rankings, the Packers finished first in the NFL in the “Local Fan Bases” category. Defined as the “percent of population that has watched, attended or listened to the team in the past 12 months,” Green Bay led the way with 88%, followed by the New Orleans Saints (81%) and Pittsburgh Steelers (78%).

Green Bay’s Wild Card Playoff loss to the San Francisco 49ers was mentioned as a highlight of the NFL season, pulling in an average of 47.1M TV viewers. Super Bowl XLVIII led the charge with 108.7M viewers.


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