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Fans Pick The Seattle Seahawks to Win Super Bowl XLIX; Dallas Cowboys to Finish Last

Prime Visibility Conducts "Fan Confidence" Social Media Survey to Predict the Outcome of the 2014-2015 NFL Season

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014-2015 NFL Season is off to a roaring start and fans are using social media to talk about their favorite teams as they eagerly await Kick-Off Weekend. Prime Visibility, a digital marketing agency, ranked 32 NFL teams by "fan confidence," analyzing sentiment based on approximately 20 million Social Media mentions across Twitter, Facebook, and thousands of sports forum communities like footballsfuture.com, ESPN, Pro Sports Daily, among others.

The Findings

  • While there were fluctuations in sentiment across all teams, no team's fan confidence is below 50%. Every team has a more positive outlook than negative outlook according to Social Media mentions.
  • The Seattle Seahawks have the highest percentage of positive sentiment. Last year's Super Bowl champions are expected to potentially repeat this year, according to fans.
  • The San Diego Chargers' unexpected playoff berth last year has carried over to this year when looking at sentiment. While many experts think the Chargers won't make the playoffs again, fans seem to think differently, ranking them second to Seattle.
  • After underperforming the past few years, Cowboys fans seem to expect the worst going for 2014. "America's Team" was 8-8 last year and the Cowboys are worse when compared to last year (weaker defense).

The findings, which include Team Rank as well as "Final Mock" Standings by division, can be found below.

Team Rank by Sentiment:

  1. Seattle Seahawks: 87.53%
  2. San Diego Chargers: 86.59%
  3. Carolina Panthers: 85.78%
  4. New Orleans Saints: 85.46%
  5. Baltimore Ravens: 84.70%
  6. Green Bay Packers: 84.50%
  7. New England Patriots: 83.31%
  8. Chicago Bears: 82.62%
  9. Denver Broncos: 81.33%
  10. New York Giants: 80.30%
  11. San Francisco 49ers: 79.81%
  12. Arizona Cardinals: 79.70%
  13. St. Louis Rams: 79.31%
  14. Detroit Lions: 78.31%
  15. Cincinnati Bengals: 78.01%
  16. Tennessee Titans: 77.68%
  17. Miami Dolphins: 77.06%
  18. Philadelphia Eagles: 75.98%
  19. Indianapolis Colts: 75.68%
  20. Kansas City Chiefs: 75.37%
  21. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 74.87%
  22. Oakland Raiders: 74.61%
  23. Jacksonville Jaguars: 74.44%
  24. Houston Texans: 73.88%
  25. Pittsburgh Steelers: 73.47%
  26. Atlanta Falcons: 73.15%
  27. Buffalo Bills: 68.68%
  28. New York Jets: 68.37%
  29. Minnesota Vikings: 67.57%
  30. Cleveland Browns: 65.20%
  31. Washington Redskins: 61.24%
  32. Dallas Cowboys: 59.76%

Final Mock Standings: (including seeding)
** To calculate the Mock Standings, Prime Visibility used the median sentiment rating of 77% to represent an 8-8 record.  Scores falling above 77% represent a winning record while those below suggest a less than positive outcome.

AFC

AFC East

  1. New England Patriots: 11-5 (3)
  2. Miami Dolphins: 8-8
  3. Buffalo Bills: 4-12
  4. New York Jets: 4-12

AFC North

  1. Baltimore Ravens: 12-4 (2)
  2. Cincinnati Bengals: 9-7 (6)
  3. Pittsburgh Steelers: 6-10
  4. Cleveland Browns: 3-13

AFC South

  1. Tennessee Titans: 8-8 (4)
  2. Indianapolis Colts: 7-9
  3. Jacksonville Jaguars: 6-10
  4. Houston Texans: 6-10

AFC West

  1. San Diego Chargers: 13-3 (1)
  2. Denver Broncos: 10-6 (5)
  3. Kansas City Chiefs: 7-9
  4. Oakland Raiders: 6-10

NFC

NFC East

  1. New York Giants: 10-6 (4)
  2. Philadelphia Eagles: 7-9
  3. Washington Redskins: 2-14
  4. Dallas Cowboys: 2-14

NFC North

  1. Green Bay Packers: 12-4 (3)
  2. Chicago Bears: 11-5 (6)
  3. Detroit Lions: 9-7
  4. Minnesota Vikings: 4-12

NFC South

  1. Carolina Panthers: 13-3 (2)
  2. New Orleans Saints: 13-3 (5)
  3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 6-10
  4. Atlanta Falcons: 6-10

NFC West

  1. Seattle Seahawks: 14-2 (1)
  2. San Francisco 49ers: 9-7
  3. Arizona Cardinals: 9-7
  4. St. Louis Rams: 9-7

About Prime Visibility

Prime Visibility is a full-service digital marketing agency exclusively focused on driving positive performance for brands online. The firm was founded 16 years ago and built its reputation as an industry leader on its award-winning search engine optimization services. The agency has since expanded its capability set to include comprehensive, integrated digital services including strategy, branding and creative, search engine optimization, paid search, display, social media, web design and development, email marketing, and analytics and reporting.

Based in New York, Prime Visibility has been designated by B2B Magazine as a top SEM agency for seven years running.  For more information, visit PrimeVisibility.com.

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