During Thursday night’s kickoff game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Denver Broncos, the latter may have won the game – but they lost in terms of Twitter mentions.
While the Ravens received more than 29,000 team mentions on Twitter, the Broncos clocked in at 24,000.
Notable stats released by Twitter:
– There were 1.4 million total tweets sent about the game
– Tweets per minute spiked to more than 15,000 during Peyton Manning’s 5th touchdown pass
– The top tweeted-about players of the game were: Peyton Manning, Wes Welker, and Ray Rice
The interactive graph below displays the flow of conversation surrounding both teams, in addition to Peyton Manning, who completed 7 touchdown passes and earned the most-tweeted-about-player accolade for the night.