Detroit Lions fans are really effin sweary

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Research from Proofpoint Nexgate comes to us today via CBS Detroit bearing news that Detroit Lions fans are among the most profane in the nation.

To reach this conclusion, the Nexgate geeks pooled social media data from 12 NFL playoff contenders to figure out whose fans are the most, er, vocal. 

The sweariest NFL playoff team fans are:

1. Pittsburgh Steelers
2. Baltimore Ravens
3. New England Patriots
4. Detroit Lions
5. Cincinnati Bengals

The least sweary are:

1. Carolina Panthers
2. Denver Broncos
3. Seattle Seahawks
4. Indianapolis Colts
5. Green Bay Packers

Well, shit.

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Alaina Nutile

Alaina Nutile is a Web Editor who oversees all digital content and social media initiatives for Detroit Metro Times and Cleveland Scene Magazine. Previously, she interned at Business Insider in New York City, and at La Hora in Quito, Ecuador. Alaina is a graduate of Kalamazoo College where she double majored in...
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