Detroit Lions fans are really effin sweary

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Research from Proofpoint Nexgate comes to us today via CBS Detroit bearing news that Detroit Lions fans are among the most profane in the nation.

To reach this conclusion, the Nexgate geeks pooled social media data from 12 NFL playoff contenders to figure out whose fans are the most, er, vocal. 



The sweariest NFL playoff team fans are:

1. Pittsburgh Steelers
2. Baltimore Ravens
3. New England Patriots
4. Detroit Lions
5. Cincinnati Bengals



The least sweary are:

1. Carolina Panthers
2. Denver Broncos
3. Seattle Seahawks
4. Indianapolis Colts
5. Green Bay Packers

Well, shit.

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