Sportsmanship is Much More Important than Winning in the NFL

November 15, 2014

When asked about their attitudes towards various issues in the NFL, our 1,435 respondents felt very strongly that sportsmanship was more important than winning. A full 63% versus 30% indicated that sportsmanship trumps winning.

64% described football as dangerous and 67% say they watch NFL games sometimes or a lot. Only 18% of those plled had attended a game in the last year though.

When it comes to choosing a favorite team most people seem to cheer for a team from another city. 55% have chosen a favorite team from another city while 24% are routing for their home team.