ARLINGTON, TEXAS - SEPTEMBER 27: Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on while playing the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on September 27, 2021 in Arlington, Texas.

Nearly 20 percent of the Philadelphia Eagles fans would miss their own wedding if it meant that their beloved team would win the Super Bowl this year.

A recent survey revealed that 1 in 5 of The Birds fans admitted they would trade a wedding ring for a Super Bowl ring on their big day, with more than a quarter opting for watching NFL over a romantic Valentine’s Day with their partner.

The study, conducted by, surveyed over 1,000 fans from across the US to uncover which players they find most attractive, how they would like to spend their Valentine’s Day, and what were their deal breakers when it comes to dating other football fans.

When it comes to commitment, the Iggles fans would get a five-star rating. However, this commitment might not be to their partner but their team instead.

Only Minnesota Vikings fans (18.5%) were more willing to leave their partners standing at the altar if it meant lifting the Lomardi trophy, with Eagles in second, followed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers (18.4%), Buffalo Bills (17.5%) and Carolina Panthers (17.4%).

  • Table showing fans who would skip their wedding if it meant their team won the Super Bowl

    Eagles fans would skip their own wedding

  • Eagles fans risk wrath of partners on Valentine’s Day

    More than 1 in 4 (26.7%) Eagles fans also revealed that they would rather spend their Valentine’s Day watching the NFL than having a romantic evening with their partner. 
    The percentage of Iggles supporters who admitted that their significant other would come second was the highest number in all 32 NFL fan bases. They finished ahead of Seattle Seahawks fans (24.5%), Cleveland Browns (21.9%), Tennessee Titans (19.6%) and Buffalo Bills (18.8%).
  • Table showing fans who would skip Valentine's Day plans with their significant other if the Birds were playing

    Eagles fans would skip valentines day

  • If you're dating an Eagles fan ...

    Fintan Costello, Managing Director at, said: “The love for your favorite team can run deep but Eagles fans have taken their passion to the next level.
    “In case you’re dating an Eagles fan, we would advise checking the calendar for important dates from Valentine’s Days to due dates, and from birthdays to wedding dates – ‘cause when it comes to important games and especially the Super Bowl, they might not show up!
    “They say that blood is thicker than water and it’s clear that the Eagles’ fans bleed green all the way.”
  • Methodology surveyed 1,027 NFL fans from the US, asking questions around their behaviors, opinions and verdicts on other fan bases across the league. The respondents were split by NFL fanbase, age, gender, region and city. 

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