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Forbes ranks Broncos fans No. 2 in NFL

Posted Aug 21, 2014

Broncos fans ranked second-best in the league according to a Forbes metric based on a variety of statistics.

If you've long wondered how the Broncos fans' loyalty stack up with the rest of the NFL's legions of devotees, Forbes has your answer.

Broncos fans beat out every team but the Green Bay Packers in Forbes' analysis of which team has the best fans in the league.

With league-leading stadium attendance and top-five rankings in hometown crowds, TV audience, social media interaction and merchandise, the Broncos' following has proved their grade nearly atop the entire NFL.

The team's rabid fanbase is one of the most important parts of what makes playing the Broncos in Sports Authority Field at Mile High such a daunting challenge for opponents.

Though every team holds its fans in high regard as among the best in the league, now there is finally a definitive answer that Broncos fans have few peers at their level.