Packers Take Over for Cowboys as America's Team
Green Bay, WI
The Dallas Cowboys are still one of America's teams but just not in the way they are used to.
The Green Bay Packers have taken over as America's favorite team while the Cowboys were tops in a poll that determined America's least favorite team.
According to a Public Policy Polling national survey, the Packers were selected by 22 percent of voters as their favorite team in the NFL. The Cowboys finished second, with 11 percent of the vote with the Bears, Giants and Steelers rounding out the top five.
While Dallas was easily beaten out for favorite team it rolled to victory in the least favorite poll.
Dallas was selected as America's least favorite NFL team by a whopping 22 percent of poll responders to easily beat out the Bears (8 percent) and Packers (7 percent).
The Cowboys had become known as America's team in the 1970s and their success and popularity kept them in the spotlight for decades. Dallas went to five Super Bowls in the 70s, winning two, and won three in the 90s.
Dallas has not been to the Super Bowl since a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in January of 1996.
Public Policy Polling surveyed 700 American voters from December 16th to the 18th. The margin of error for the survey is +/-3.7%.
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