Buffalo Bills are Number One!
by Buck Quigley - posted 12:17 pm, September 8, 2011
Well, not in the standings, and not because we won the Super Bowl, but because—according to a story in today’s Wall Street Journal—the Buffalo Bills are the handsomest team in the NFL.
From the article: The most attractive sample of players, with an average facial symmetry rating of 99.47, was one of the worst teams in the league: the Buffalo Bills. Their record last season was a woeful 4-12.
It should be noted that the WSJ isn’t guarantying that our good looks will translate into glory on the gridiron this year: To be clear, we’re not saying there’s any proven connection between winning football teams and good looks. If anything, it may be an inverse relationship: Teams with particularly attractive players might be guilty of favoring people who are more presentable than talented.
(Pictured: Bills lineman Tom Sestack, who dominated the line of scrimmage, and was the cornerstone of a defense that led the team to consecutive AFL championships in 1964 and 1965—before the Super Bowl era.)