Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Updated: December 22, 2:47 PM ET
A new America: Poll picks Packers
By Tim MacMahon
It's a good thing for the Dallas Cowboys that the America's Team nickname isn't subject to a vote.
According to one recent poll, it wouldn't even be close for the Cowboys.
The Green Bay Packers were by far the most popular team with voters surveyed by Public Policy Polling, according to results released Wednesday by the organization. The Packers received 22 percent of the votes, twice as many as the Cowboys.
The next most popular teams were the Chicago Bears, New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers, who each received eight percent of the votes.
The Cowboys might not be the America's most popular team, but they are clearly the most polarizing.
The Cowboys easily topped the list of the Public Policy Polling voters' least favorite teams. Dallas got 22 percent of the votes in that category, twice as many as the Bears. The Packers (eight percent) received the next most votes for least favorite.
According to Public Policy Polling, it surveyed 700 American voters from Dec. 16 to 18. The margin of error for the survey, according to the organization, is plus or minus 3.7 percent.
Tim MacMahon covers the Cowboys for ESPNDallas.com.