Some people are fans of the Green Bay Packers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Green Bay Packers. This 2017 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here.
Why all the hate?
These are the dumbest fans in the NFL. It’s not close. Ask any other fan of any other team who the stupidest fans they’ve ever encountered are, and they will tell you: Green Bay. Every fan is a 300-pound troglodyte with an ice block for a head. This is the only franchise where fans have more brain damage than the former players. If you’re unfortunate enough to be stuck near a Packers fan, you will be subjected to hours of cheese breath and contradicting takes about players they aren’t even aware are no longer on the roster. Any time the Packers win by fewer than 28 points, they want everyone replaced.
I guarantee you that Rodgers hates every waking second he has to be in Green Bay. Who wouldn’t? Apart from the Packers, the most exciting thing that happens in Green Bay is when the local Chili’s offers a new drink special. The fans are dumber than styrofoam and the media is even worse: