ESPN conducted their latest poll of America's Team this past May of 2012. When Football Nation's voters re-examined the results, they reverted back to last February.
The Dallas Cowboys, the inspiration for our bracket, were deemed the most popular by 8.8 percent of the country - a title they have respectfully trademarked and skeptically maintained since the 1970s. Jerry Jones, however, managed to choke in the Playoffs yet again, succumbing to the New York Giants and their polarizing Big Apple market in the Divisional Round.
The Giants originally were tied for third in the league with the Pittsburgh Steelers, receiving 7.1 percent of the voting. The Black and Yellow fell to New England (who garnered 6.8 percent) in last week's Conference Championship Round.
Feel free to revisit the development of our Tournament from its humble beginning.
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