Jacksonville Jaguars fans know they're some of the most passionate in the country. They've taken over the 2014 NFL Draft, they're going to seize literally seize the ship from Raymond James Stadium and sail it home, and more.
Because of all this and more, AOL has named Jaguars fans some of the most underrated in the NFL, coming in at No. 9 on their list. The most underrated? The Kansas City Chiefs.
So, what did AOL have to say about Jaguars fans?
9. Jacksonville Jaguars
No fan base gets more disrespect on a daily basis than the fans of the Jacksonville Jaguars. A fan can’t pour themselves a bowl of Corn Flakes in the morning without hearing about how the team should be moved to either London or Los Angeles. Meanwhile, the team is subject to blackouts, and any question concerning rebuilding tends towards discussions of the team adding the skills of Tim Tebow.
But the Jaguars end up pulling solid attendance, and despite the product on the field and one of the smallest markets in the NFL, the team still draws a good enough percentage of the television market. Their fan kingdom is largely localized to northern Florida rather than in other areas throughout the US, but that local following is more than enough to dissuade others from thinking that the Jags need to be moved.
I honestly don't know if that's a backhanded compliment or a genuine encouragement, but... thanks, AOL?