While they have been shrugging off their poor history in the last few years, the Buffalo Bills still aren’t one of the most popular teams in the NFL — not even close. However, famous CNN reporter Wolf Blitzer is a proud supporter. His parents escaped from the Holocaust and settled in Buffalo, Wolf was born right after, and he grew up going to Bills’ games with his father.
They were some of the most treasured moments of his childhood. Blitzer can name every Bills great and can even recall trying to watch the Bills vs. Giants Super Bowl while covering Desert Storm in 1991.
Miami Dolphins: Darius Rucker
He's the lead singer of Hootie and the Blowfish, and he has some odd fandoms, just like he has an odd band name. Rucker grew up in Charleston, South Carolina, making him a South Carolina Gamecocks fan, yet he also roots for the Cincinnati Reds and the Miami Dolphins.
If you're a big Hootie fan, you'll recognize the lyrics “I'm such a baby because the Dolphins make me cry” from “Only Wanna Be With You.” While we all like marine life, this is a direct reference to Rucker's fandom. Rucker has even named one of his daughters Daniella after Dolphins legend Dan Marino. Marino returns the favor and calls himself a fan of Rucker.
New York Jets: Adam Sandler
A native New Yorker, Sandler had a tough decision to make: Gang Green or Big Blue? He grew up in Brooklyn, which skewed Jets, and that's where he landed. Lots of his movies have elements from the Jets sprinkled about, such as when Satan is a Jets fan in “Little Nicky.” He took things even further in “Mr. Deeds” when his character straight-up bought the entire team.
It isn't uncommon to catch a glimpse of this Hollywood face on the sidelines or to relax in a cushy box seat at games, though Sandler hasn't been much of a good luck charm for the team as of late.
Baltimore Ravens: Michael Phelps
The Baltimore native and twenty-three-time Olympic gold medalist Phelps has been a Ravens fan all his life. Even when Phelps was at the 2016 Olympics, he brought out his fandom when he spotted a reporter at a press conference who was wearing Steelers apparel.
The Ravens-Steelers rivalry is a tense one, and Phelps commented that he always thinks the Ravens will beat Pittsburgh, turning the train of thought at the conference into a completely different sport. Phelps is good friends with Ravens legend Ray Lewis and spoke to him at length before retiring from competitive swimming.
Pittsburgh Steelers: Wiz Khalifa
Though it might be a little hard to tell if you don't know his music, rapper Wiz Khalifa is a gargantuan Steelers fan. If you are familiar, you know that one of his big 2010 songs, “Black and Yellow,” refers to the main colors of the Steelers. While the song doesn't mention the Steelers directly, it does refer to all of the Pittsburgh pro teams.
Khalifa, a Pittsburgh native, has even spent some time with famous ex-Steeler Le'Veon Bell. While he (Bell) was sitting out the 2018 season, Khalifa invited Bell into the studio with him to record.