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5 Tips for Supporting Your Favorite Football Team


Foam finger: check. Jersey: check. Face paint: check. What else?
Foam finger: check. Jersey: check. Face paint: check. What else?
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As summer heat gives way to autumn's chill, many American sports fans have one thing on their minds -- football. Turn on the TV any Saturday or Sunday night from September through January and you're likely to see 22 men pounding each other over a pigskin.

So how do you root your team to victory come game day? Well, put down the beer and get out of the recliner, because the best way to support your favorite football team is to get involved. Tailgating before the game, cheering during the game and making financial donations between games are all great ways to help your team spend less time on their heels and more time in the end zone. Put on your giant foam finger and click through our tips.