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TALE OF THE TAPE

Which Football Fans Are More Tolerable? New York Jets Fans Vs. New England Patriots Fans

Last week, the Jets stifled the New England Patriots – something that wasn’t entirely unfamiliar in the Rex Ryan era. But after the game, things got nasty when a bunch of Jets fans and a bunch of Pats fans started throwing punches. Now, if you quizzed a number of NFL fans on who they’d prefer to win, they’d probably say “the meteor” because they hate both teams, but here at tale of the tape, we’re a little more even-handed. So who’s more tolerable: Jets fans or Pats fans? Let’s go to the tape.

New York Jets
New England Patriots
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Insufferable?
Winner Completely.
Winner Undeniably.
Loudmouth Head Coach (That The Fans Love)?
Heavens yes. He won’t shut up.
Winner Sometimes snarky, but no.
EVIL Head Coach (That The Fans Love)?
Winner Nah. Rexy seems all right. Just doesn’t know when to keep quiet.
Belichick might have demolished an orphanage before.
Irritating Quarterback That The Fans Won’t Shut Up About?
Winner For sure.
Winner Nooooooo doubt.
First Thing You See When You Google Their Name?
See photos above.
Winner See photos above.
Thing They Just Can’t Get Over?
Winner Probably losing back-to-back AFC Championships.
Winner Probably losing two Super Bowls to the Giants.

The Winner Is

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Winner New England Patriots
5 out of 6

Edging out the Jets by a scarce 5-4 margin, the Patriots - just barely - take home the trophy of “more tolerable fans...sort of.” Of course, I myself am a Patriots fan, so I was never going to let New York take this, because I’m petty like that. Go Pats!
-Brian Cullen, CBS Local Sports contributor

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