Mini Poll: Football. Finally.


Which of these sports played professionally in St. Louis is the most interesting to watch on television?


Baseball:
 30%
Football:
 54%
Hockey:
 10%
Can't watch any of them on television, but radio is fine:
 6%

 


Which of these sports played professionally in St. Louis is the most interesting to watch in their home venues?


Baseball at Busch Stadium:
 58%
Football at Edward Jones Dome:
 19%
Hockey at Scottrade Center:
 23%

 


How often have you attended a St. Louis Rams game at the Edward Jones Dome?


I've never been to a Rams home game:
 25%
I've been to a couple of home games:
 49%
I go several times a season:
 13%
I rarely miss a Rams home game:
 13%

 


Will you attend a home game of the St. Louis Rams this season?


Yes:
 34%
Yes, if they really play:
 8%
No:
 58%

 


Where do you think the St. Louis Rams will be playing football in ten years?


In the Edwards Jones Dome:
 22%
In St. Louis, in a stadium the team pays for:
 16%
In St. Louis, in a publicly-financed stadium:
 16%
In S. Illinois, in a stadium the team pays for:
 1%
In S. Illinois, in a publicly-financed stadium:
 2%
In a place other than St. Louis or S. Illinois:
 43%

 


When the NFL labor dispute over revenue sharing and the number of regular games first began, which side did you favor more: the players or the owners?


Players:
 25%
Owners:
 13%
Neither:
 63%

 


With the NFL labor dispute apparently over, which side do you favor more now: the players or the owners?


Players:
 21%
Owners:
 10%
Neither:
 69%

 


Which of the following is the most important component to a great game day experience of football?


My team wins:
 29%
My team plays well, win or lose:
 27%
My car is still there where I left it:
 7%
Awesome pre-game tailgate:
 6%
I have a good view of the field:
 4%
Somebody else pays for the ticket:
 17%
The beer is cold; the food isn't:
 9%

 


Who is most likely to buy the tailgate food in your family?


I am:
 38%
My partner is:
 5%
My partner and I tailgate shop together:
 10%
Someone else:
 19%
Who knows what a tailgate eats?:
 28%

 


Who is the greatest football announcer of all time?


Joe Buck:
 8%
Howard Cosell:
 17%
Dan Dierdorf:
 6%
Frank Gifford:
 3%
Keith Jackson:
 7%
John Madden:
 23%
Al Michaels:
 12%
Pat Summerall:
 11%
Someone Else:
 13%

 


Which one of the following phrases is the most annoying to hear during the broadcast of a professional football game?


That's a costly turnover:
 13%
Unbelievable/Are you kidding me:
 17%
It's too bad somebody has to lose:
 32%
It all depends on where they spot the ball:
 14%
He'd like to have that one back:
 25%

 


What is the most annoying thing about football in the NFL?


Too many teams make the playoffs:
 6%
The NFL blacks out local TV coverage of home games unless the stadium is sold out:
 48%
Everything has an instant replay, including penalties:
 9%
Sideline fashions:
 6%
Showboating:
 31%

 


What is the best football movie ever made?


Knute Rockne, All American:
 6%
Brian's Song:
 17%
The Blind Side:
 13%
North Dallas Forty:
 6%
The Longest Yard:
 15%
Remember the Titans:
 21%
Sleepless in Seattle:
 6%
Some other movie:
 18%

 


Who is the greatest football player of all time?


Tom Brady:
 1%
Jim Brown:
 14%
Red Grange:
 2%
Peyton Manning:
 5%
Joe Namath:
 6%
Walter Payton:
 14%
Jerry Rice:
 6%
Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger:
 1%
Roger Staubach:
 3%
Jim Thorpe:
 11%
Johnny Unitas:
 8%
Kurt Warner:
 12%
Someone Else:
 17%

 


Which professional football team will win the Super Bowl this year?


Chiefs:
 2%
Colts:
 6%
Eagles:
 5%
Falcons:
 1%
Jets:
 4%
Panthers:
 1%
Patriots:
 13%
Rams:
 19%
Saints:
 6%
Steelers:
 13%
Some other team:
 31%

 


Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.