Is Taylor Swift Really Taking Over Football and NFL? Popular Instagramer Breaks the Myth

Published 02/11/2024, 11:24 PM EST

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In the romance between Taylor Swift and the NFL, the kickoff moment occurred during a Kansas City Chiefs showdown on September 24. The Fox broadcast crew, along with the entire NFL community, found themselves star-struck by Swift’s presence at Arrowhead Stadium, where she came to cheer on her new love interest, Travis Kelce. With sideline reporter Erin Andrews playfully urging everyone to “calm down” in a playful nod to Swift’s lyrics, the broadcast turned into a spectacle of Swift-mania.

Swift’s enchantment transcended mere football fandom, ushering in the “Spillover Effect” where the realms of Swifties and football aficionados collide. However, a popular Instagramer offered contrasting perspectives, sparking debates about whether Swift truly conquered the realms of football and the NFL.

Did Taylor Swift really cast her spell on NFL?

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As the season played out, whispers circulated that Swift was the magic ingredient to spice up NFL ratings. The league boasted a 7 percent surge in regular-season viewership, citing two of the top four “Sunday Night Football” games aligning with Swift’s presence. Even though Kelce agrees over the same,  a savvy Instagrammer, DATA BUT MAKE IT FASHION, known for blending data with fashion flair, threw a curveball into the narrative. Contradicting the buzz, they revealed that only a paltry 10% of Super Bowl coverage acknowledged Swift.

This page, renowned for its fashion-forward commentary supported by data-driven insights, painted a picture a real picture of Swift’s impact. Swift’s role in the NFL saga, initially hailed as a game-changer, faced a nuanced scrutiny that surpassed the glitz and resonated with the meticulous unraveling of lyrics for hidden depths. While some die-hard Swifties undoubtedly tuned in, the data hinted that they might not have swayed the already colossal popularity of the NFL.

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Regardless of whether Swift revved up the football and NFL game or not, the singer still manages to make it to the Chiefs game to cheer on her love.

Swift’s LA touchdown for Kelce

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In a spectacular twist of fate, Swift found herself caught in the emotion round as her beau Travis Kelce’s Kansas City Chiefs triumphed in a nail-biter against the San Francisco 49ers at the Super Bowl. The game, a wild ride that ended 25-22, saw Swift oscillating from anxious nail-biting to jubilant group hugs with Blake Lively and Ice Spice.

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Sporting an ensemble with a subtle nod to Kelce’s jersey number, Swift’s animated presence added a dash of star-studded charm to the Chiefs’ victory. Also, this marked their fourth Super Bowl appearance in five years. Swift and Kelce’s romance, ignited by a quirky podcast revelation, unfolded into a dynamic pairing that saw Swift attending her 13th game since September.

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Riva Khan

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Riva Khan is an entertainment reporter at NetflixJunkie. Given her love for the language and writing, she has honed her narrative skills from a young age. She loves her latest tea in Hollywood and keeps an eye on the news.

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