NFL Week 17 In Review Meets Untappd Data

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And just like that, the regular season has come to a close. There were a few COVID-19 related hiccups, but ultimately, 256 games were played with no cancellations. Now, we turn our eyes to the playoffs, where the final 14 teams will battle it out for the Lombardi Trophy. Will the winner on the field win on the Untappd gridiron? Time will tell.

To determine this, we will see which city (10 mile radius around the stadium) has the largest increase in check-ins compared to their season average. This levels the playing field and will give us a better idea as to which team actually won the matchup on the Untappd gridiron. Ultimately, whichever team has the larger increase, or smaller decrease, will move on to the next round.

Fun Facts From 2020 Season

Here are some fun facts from the 2020 NFL regular season through an Untappd lens:

  • Over the course of the regular season, nine different stadiums led at least one week in total check-ins.
  • The NFC South was the only division to have each team lead at least one week in check-ins at the stadium.
  • The four teams (Chiefs, Browns, Colts & Saints) that led at least two weeks in check-ins at the stadium all made the playoffs, and combined for a record of 48-16.
  • Based on your check-ins that you tagged me in, the strongest fan representation was from the Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears, Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets.
  • Since the start of the season, nearly 6,000 check-ins included the football emoji!

Top City

While New York led the way in check-ins, it was the city of Jacksonville that boasted the largest increase in check-ins from the week prior. Jacksonville's run of 15 straight losses secured them the top pick in the draft, and getting one step closer to Trevor Lawrence, or Justin Fields, must have the fan base ecstatic! Jacksonville has seen its check-ins increase each of the past three weeks, culminating in a 11.5 percent jump from Week 16 to Week 17! Here are the two most popular beers over the last two weeks in the Jacksonville area!

Bullet Bob

Strings Sports Brewery

IPA - New England

Total (?) 366

Unique (?) 318

6% ABV



292 Ratings


Terrapin Beer Co.

IPA - American

Total (?) 326,568

Unique (?) 203,075

7.3% ABV

71 IBU


183,790 Ratings

Top Stadium

For the first time all year, Raymond James Stadium led the way in check-ins! A playoff bound Tampa Bay team locked themselves in as the 5th seed with a decisive win over the Atlanta Falcons. Some perennial favorites at the stadium showed up on Sunday, as the two beers featured below are the second and third most popular beers at the stadium.

Tampa Bay will face off against Washington this upcoming weekend.

Your Check-Ins

Finback Brewery by Dual Spectrum

Jeff K. is drinking a Dual Spectrum by Finback Brewery at Untappd at Home

Hoppy and tart, amazing. Let's go ✈✈✈

Purchased at Finback Brewery


I Believe in IPA! (Level 69) Earned the I Believe in IPA! (Level 69) badge!
Tagged Friends

Well, it's finally over and Adam Gase is finally gone. Here's to new beginnings, Jeff!

BrickStone Brewery by Haz'D X (2020-2)

Ben S. is drinking a Haz'D X (2020-2) by BrickStone Brewery at Untappd at Home

Let’s go Colts! Make the playoffs!


Tagged Friends

Indianapolis took care of business and they are heading to the playoffs! Also, that is one of the coolest pint glasses I have seen!

Anchor Brewing Company by Anchor Steam Beer

Bill L. is drinking an Anchor Steam Beer by Anchor Brewing Company at Untappd at Home

MVP beer from Aaron Rodgers’s home state; perfect to cheer on the Packers in the titanic showdown with Da Bears. Go Pack Go!

Purchased at Meijer


To Go Please (Level 22) Earned the To Go Please (Level 22) badge! Verified Adventure (Level 54) Earned the Verified Adventure (Level 54) badge! Photogenic Brew (Level 66) Earned the Photogenic Brew (Level 66) badge!
Tagged Friends

Aaron Rodgers is the likely MVP and a strong regular season gives Green Bay the pivotal first round bye.

Mikkeller Brewing San Diego by Humle Nørd: Galaxy

J T. is drinking a Humle Nørd: Galaxy by Mikkeller Brewing San Diego at Untappd at Home

Watching my NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers with a hazy citrusy smooth taste beer Go Packs !!

Purchased at Victory Gasoline & Foodmart


Tagged Friends

Another happy Green Bay fan! A first round bye should bode the Pack well!

Wichita Brewing Company by Sour Psychology Series #1 - Barrel Aged Sour Red Ale With Black Cherries

Erin L. is drinking a Sour Psychology Series #1 - Barrel Aged Sour Red Ale With Black Cherries by Wichita Brewing Company at Untappd at Home

Not much of a game today, but here’s to the playoffs!

Purchased at Goebel Liquor / Rob's World of Beer


To Go Please (Level 50) Earned the To Go Please (Level 50) badge! Verified Adventure (Level 87) Earned the Verified Adventure (Level 87) badge!
Tagged Friends

A first round bye should do Kansas City well as they look to repeat as champs!

The Alchemist by Heady Topper

amy m. is drinking a Heady Topper by The Alchemist at Untappd at Home

Let’s go Birds! Unfortunately I think my beer might be the best part of the game!


Tagged Friends

Amy's rating of the beer is surely higher than what the consensus rating of Philadelphia's performance was on Sunday night.

Hop Butcher For The World by Antimatter Manipulator

Juice is drinking an Antimatter Manipulator by Hop Butcher For The World at John & Julie's Poolside Oasis

This is a boozy melon beauty, a hop explosion in your mouth with 6 different hops! Celebrating the Bears backing into the playoffs but making it nonetheless! Bear Down baby! Thanks Justin E.!


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Tagged Friends

Bear down! All that matters is the Bears are in the dance, and matchup with New Orleans awaits….

Hop Butcher For The World by Antimatter Manipulator

Daiyouga P. is drinking an Antimatter Manipulator by Hop Butcher For The World at John & Julie's Poolside Oasis

Playoffs baby. Don’t like how we did it but we did it. To celebrate, we are punishing our senses with this wonderful Quad that so smooth you can’t tell it will kill you, but it will. Well done HB. Thanks Justin E.


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Tagged Friends

To be honest, I don't know how they did it either. However, everyone is 0-0 now, and the Bears get to face off against the Saints.

Thanks for tagging me in your check-ins this week! Want to have your check-in potentially featured in next week's article? Whether you're at home, in your man/woman cave or at the stadium, tag me in your game day check-in and mention your favorite team! Even if you're just rooting on your favorite team, tag me in your check-in on game day!

Be sure to use the comment feature below to let me know what you enjoyed this weekend or what team you root for on game day! Let's keep the dialogue going!

We'll be back next week to recap Super Wild Card Weekend and see if the results on the field match that of the Untappd gridiron.


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