Re: Stadium noise
posted at 10/29/2013 9:30 AM EDT
In response to VeritasMD's comment:
It's a combination of:
1) Massively expensive tickets, so you end up with wealthy white collar fans, not die hards who have been tailgating for 10 hours before the game.
2) We're spoiled by the past 10 years of great success, and expect the Pats to win every game in a dominant fashion. We've seen 3 awesome Super Bowl champs, plus even the 2007 team, which destroyed every team by 50 points. Scraping out a win at home against the Dolphins, which fans would have gone crazy for 25 years ago, now isn't nearly as satisfying.
Fans in KC and Seattle are loud because they've never won anything. It's new and crazy for their diehard fans.
For us, if the Pats don't win by 20+, we're ticked off about it. Just human nature.
this is simply false...the fans at the stadium apprciate good football played and hard work/effort, and ALWAYS let the team know how much it appreciates that. the fans also do get noisy at key spots in the game, always making it hard for the other team to audible. on the flip side, for the first time in a LOOOOONG time, the fans are letting the team know when they dont appreciate the play on the field
I concur, it is not a fan base that lifts a team out of the doldrums and wills them to better play...
true, this is not Seatle or KC, going crazy for 60 minutes. I have always thought that was due to our fans intelligence as opposed to their fans lack thereof...