The Dallas Cowboys are called America’s Team and once again this year there is a reason for that. The Dallas Cwboys are the most popular team in the NFL according to a recent Harris poll. The poll was conducted between September 12-19, and the sample size was 2,462 adults.
This poll has been conducted every year since 1998 and the Cowboys have registered as the number one team in eight of those years. Rounding out the top five most favorite teams are the Pittsburgh Steelers, Green Bay Packers, New England Patriots and the Chicago Bears, respectively.
Some teams made significant jumps or drops in the poll from their ranking last year. Teams on the decline were the Oakland Raiders, falling eight spots (17 to 25th), the Houston Texans (17 to 23rd) and the Arizona Cardinals (11 to 17th). Teams climbing in popularity were the Miami Dolphins (21 to 13th), the Washington Redskins (15 to 8th) and the Baltimore Ravens (19 to 14th).
The one team which had the most erratic poll nu...