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Jets, Giants among NFL's lowest-ranked gameday markets

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Jets fans during the first half of this season's final home game at MetLife Stadium on Dec. 21, 2014 in East Rutherford, N.J. Photo Credit: Lee S. Weissman

Did you watch, listen to or attend a Jets or Giants game this season? Congratulations, you're special!

According to Nielsen Scarborough, less than 40 percent of New York-area people fit one of those categories when it comes to the New York teams - making the Jets the second-lowest-ranked team in the NFL and the Giants third-lowest.

Only 29 percent of people in the Oakland market watched, listened to or attended a Raiders game. For the Jets, the figure was 31 percent and for the Giants 38.

The numbers are more a reflection of New York's vastness and diversity - not to mention having two teams splitting allegiances - than they are of the Giants' and Jets' on-field struggles. But that didn't help.

The Packers topped the list, having drawn the attention of 84 percent of Green Bay-area souls in 2014. The Saints, Steelers and Broncos were next. The Seahawks rose from No. 24 in 2013 to No. 6.

Here is the full list:

1. Green Bay Packers -- 84 percent

2. New Orleans Saints -- 78

3. Pittsburgh Steelers -- 76

4. Denver Broncos - 73

5T. Seattle Seahawks - 71

5T. Baltimore Ravens - 71

5T. Kansas City Chiefs -- 71

8T. Buffalo Bills -- 70

8T. Cincinnati Bengals -- 70

10T. New England Patriots -- 65

10T. Indianapolis Colts -- 65

12. Minnesota Vikings -- 63

13. Cleveland Browns -- 61

14. Chicago Bears -- 60

15. Detroit Lions -- 58

16. Dallas Cowboys -- 57

17. Philadelphia Eagles -- 56

18T. Carolina Panthers -- 55

18T. Houston Texans -- 55

18T. San Diego Chargers -- 55

21. Jacksonville Jaguars -- 54

22. Atlanta Falcons -- 52

23. San Francisco 49ers -- 51

24. Washington Redskins -- 50

25. Tennessee Titans -- 49

26. St. Louis Rams -- 48

27. Arizona Cardinals -- 43

28T. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- 42

28T. Miami Dolphins -- 42

30. New York Giants -- 38

31. New York Jets -- 31

32. Oakland Raiders -- 29

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