Where to Move If You Bleed Eagles Green

Complain about Jersey all you want. But the state has your back when it comes to football.

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As I’ve written before, Philadelphians can be quite unfairly harsh about New Jersey, which is actually a very beautiful state in many ways. And when it comes to one of the most pathetic, losingest sports teams in the United States, the citizens of New Jersey — despite the wary eye cast in their direction by Philly city folk — are supporters of that mess. Supporters! (Oh, also: Delaware.)

For those who bleed green for the Iggles but want their children to learn to read in Jersey (just in case they run out of money for letters in the Philly public schools), here’s a map of football fandom. Keep your friends close and your fans even closer.

The Geography of NFL Fandom [The Atlantic]