The Denver Broncos team account has 247,000 followers, and players with Instagram accounts include Wide Receiver Eric Decker (173,000 followers), injured Outside Linebacker Von Miller (31,000), and WR Wes Welker (22,900).
On the opposing sideline, the Seattle Seahawks team account has 318,000 followers, and Head Coach Pete Carroll (54,000) has an account, as do Quarterback Russell Wilson (432,000) and Cornerback Richard Sherman (281,000).
Instagram also provided a list of media outlets to follow:
- National Football League, 770,000 followers
- Fox Sports, 28,000
- NFL on Fox Analyst Michael Strahan, 148,000
- ESPN, 628,000
- “SportsCenter,” 386,000
- MetLife Stadium, 1,700
Instagram users: Will you interact with Facebook’s photo- and video-sharing network during Super Bowl XLVIII?