Mini Poll: Thursday Night Football

Do you think of yourself as a fan of the St. Louis Rams?

Yes:
 42%
Yes, sort of:
 32%
No:
 25%

How loyal do you rate the local fan base of the St. Louis Rams?

Very loyal:
 7%
Very loyal, considering:
 43%
Somewhat loyal:
 37%
Somewhat disloyal:
 8%
Very disloyal:
 0%
Football fans in St. Louis are much more likely to cheer for the football Cardinals:
 5%

How many St. Louis Rams games have you attended in the past three years?

One:
 12%
Just a few:
 22%
Quite a few:
 10%
All of them:
 6%
None of them:
 50%

Are you more excited or less excited about this season than you have been in recent years?

More excited:
 56%
Less excited:
 5%
About the same:
 40%

Could you name the current head coach of the St. Louis Rams, if we asked you?

Yes:
 73%
No:
 27%

Could you name the starting quarterback of the St. Louis Rams, if we asked you?

Yes:
 76%
No:
 24%

Which of the following things is the most annoying about football in the NFL?

The owners:
 18%
The players:
 4%
Too many teams make the playoffs:
 2%
The NFL blacks out local TV coverage of home games unless the stadium is sold out:
 27%
Everything has an instant replay, including penalties:
 7%
Sideline fashions:
 1%
The season is too long:
 3%
Ticket prices:
 20%
Something else:
 17%

Do you think the St. Louis Rams will still be playing football in St. Louis five years from now?

Yes:
 48%
No:
 52%

Were the St. Louis Rams to move, to which of the following places do you think they are most likely to go?

Los Angeles:
 68%
London:
 1%
Mexico City:
 2%
Jacksonville:
 2%
St. Louis County:
 9%
San Antonio:
 4%
St. Charles:
 1%
Toronto:
 1%
Jefferson County:
 1%
Granite City:
 2%
Somewhere else:
 11%

If the St. Louis Rams moved to southern Illinois or to St. Charles/Jefferson/Franklin counties, should they still be called the St. Louis Rams?

Yes:
 67%
No:
 33%

Considered as a place to watch professional football, what grade would you give the Edward Jones Dome?

A:
 9%
B:
 34%
C:
 29%
D:
 10%
F:
 7%
Incomplete:
 11%

Considered as a place to hold an auto or boat show, what grade would you give the Edward Jones Dome?

A:
 26%
B:
 44%
C:
 16%
D:
 4%
F:
 3%
Incomplete:
 7%

Leaving aside the question of finance, which of the following statements comes closest to your feelings about where St. Louis Rams should play in the future?

Stay in the Edward Jones Dome:
 43%
Play in a new open-air stadium somewhere in St. Louis:
 22%
I really don't care where the Rams play:
 35%

In 2006, Kansas City voters approved $500 million in public assistance to renovate and refurbish the Royals' Kauffman Stadium and the Chiefs' Arrowhead Stadium. How do you think voters in St. Louis City and St. Louis County would vote to raise the same amount to renovate and refurbish the Edward Jones Dome?

It would pass in the City, but fail in the County:
 12%
It would pass in the County, but fail in the City:
 10%
It would fail in both the City and the County:
 59%
It would pass in both the City and the County:
 19%

Before the season, Las Vegas oddsmakers predicted that the odds of the St. Louis Rams winning the Super Bowl this season were 200:1 — a $200 bet would win you $40,000. Knowing what you now know about the Rams, would you make that bet?

Yes:
 16%
No:
 56%
No, but only because I don't bet:
 28%

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