For the past decade, the Dallas Cowboys have always been voted America's most popular or second-most popular NFL team in an annual Harris poll...and they've basically been mediocre that entire time.

Now the Cowboys are contenders for the first time since Bill Clinton was this makes no sense. The Cowboys are only the FOURTH most popular NFL team in this year's survey.

The Denver Broncos are now the most popular team in the U.S....even though they lost the last Super Bowl. The New York Giants are second, the Green Bay Packers are third, the Cowboys are fourth, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are fifth.

The survey was taken right before the season started, which is why people may've jumped off the Cowboys bandwagon without realizing they'd be good.

The Jacksonville Jaguars are the least popular team for the fifth year in a row and the eighth time in the last nine years.

The five least popular teams are the Jaguars, the Tennessee Titans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, St. Louis Rams and Carolina Panthers.

(Harris Interactive

(You can see the rankings for all 32 teams here.)

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