The 10 Most Fantasy Football-Obsessed States . . . and the Fanbases That Perform the Best in Their Fantasy Leagues
A new report says that 23% of American adults participate in sports betting . . . and 19% participate in fantasy sports. And 79% of them play fantasy football. Fantasy is apparently the biggest in the Midwest.
The state that’s the most fantasy football-obsessed is Minnesota. Wisconsin is second, followed by Massachusetts . . . New Jersey . . . Ohio . . . Pennsylvania . . . Illinois . . . Rhode Island . . . Michigan . . . and Connecticut.
The LEAST fantasy-obsessed state is Wyoming.
They also looked at how fans of various teams perform in fantasy . . . and they found that Arizona Cardinals fans are the BEST at running pretend teams. Los Angeles Chargers fans are also good, as are Las Vegas Raiders fans.
If you’re looking to dominate your league, bring in some Baltimore Ravens fans. They kinda suck at fantasy football. Tampa Bay Bucs fans do the second-worst.
Here are some other fun findings . . .
53% of Cleveland Browns fans would give up alcohol for a YEAR if it meant winning . . . their fantasy football league. (I thought that was going to say “if it meant winning the Super Bowl” . . . the REAL LIFE Browns.)
Washington Commanders fans are most likely to say their significant other gets annoyed by their fantasy football obsession . . . Kansas City Chiefs fans are most likely to check their fantasy teams at work . . .
46% of New York Giants fans would rather watch their fantasy players than the actual Giants team. And 100% of Detroit Lions fans would rather watch the actual Lions than their fantasy players. (ShaneCo)