Waiting for the NFL draft as the only highlight of your season would make many fans cry. But, surprisingly, Lions fans are NOT the saddest fans in the NFL. We're not crying, you're crying...

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The Dallas Cowboys have been selected as the saddest NFL fanbase, according to a recent study. After surveying more than 2,000 NFL fans nationwide to see which fanbase was the most likely to shed tears over their favorite team, lineups.com found that Lions fans won't cry, they'll wait.

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Here's The Full List Of the Saddest Fans In The NFL

  1. Dallas Cowboys
  2. New England Patriots
  3. Green Bay Packers
  4. Philadelphia Eagles
  5. Pittsburgh Steelers
  6. Cleveland Browns
  7. Detroit Lions
  8. New York Jets
  9. Chicago Bears
  10. Kansas City Chiefs
  11. Buffalo Bills
  12. Seattle Seahawks
  13. San Francisco 49ers
  14. Las Vegas Raiders
  15. Minnesota Vikings
  16. Atlanta Falcons
  17. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  18. New Orleans Saints
  19. New York Giants
  20. Baltimore Ravens
  21. Denver Broncos
  22. Washington Football Team
  23. Jacksonville Jaguars
  24. Houston Texans
  25. Carolina Panthers
  26. Arizona Cardinals
  27. Miami Dolphins
  28. Cincinnati Bengals
  29. Tennessee Titans
  30. Los Angeles Rams
  31. Los Angeles Chargers
  32. Indianapolis Colts
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Top Reasons Fans Cry Over Their Favorite Teams

49% saying it was over a loss- (we'd run out of tissues)

36% claiming it was tears of joy over a Super Bowl victory- (what's that like?)

35% saying it was the anguish of losing a super bowl- (never been, so...maybe)

27% said it was over any important game- (that was 30 years ago, we're over it)

17% said over a favorite player leaving the team- (Barry Sanders left 23 years ago)

15% said over losing to a rival; (2 weeks away)

15% said over watching a game while drunk; (crying because the beer is gone)

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After last week's 12th loss to the Falcons, there are just 2 more games to endure. The Lions play the Seahawks in Seattle on Sunday, January 2 at 4:25pm. The following week they host the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, January 9 at 1 pm.

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Currently, the Lions are sitting with the second pick in the first round of the NFL draft. Their needs include QB, WR, and Edge. The 2022 NFL Draft will be the 87th annual meeting of National Football League franchises to select newly eligible players. The draft is expected to be held in Paradise, Nevada, on April 28–30, 2022.

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