AJ Vicens

AJ Vicens


AJ Vicens is a reporter at Mother Jones. His past work includes time in newspapers, magazines, radio, and television, and his stories have appeared in the Washington Post, ESPN.com, and 5280 Magazine.

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Map: The Most Popular NFL Teams Everywhere in America—According to Twitter

| Wed Oct. 22, 2014 2:39 PM EDT

For now, even after all the concussions, the domestic violence, and the still-horribly named team from Washington, DC, Americans still love their pro football. Twitter took a stab at measuring the popularity of every NFL franchise by looking at the official Twitter handle for each team and then counting followers of those teams in each county. It's an imperfect measure, for sure, but it's a nifty interface and a lot of fun! Take a look:

Tue Dec. 23, 2014 6:15 AM EST
Wed Aug. 20, 2014 12:21 AM EDT
Tue Feb. 25, 2014 6:00 AM EST
Fri Feb. 14, 2014 4:03 PM EST
Tue Sep. 17, 2013 6:09 PM EDT
Thu Jul. 25, 2013 1:42 PM EDT