Injured Quarterback Dak Prescott Was the Most-Mentioned NFL Player on Twitter Through 8 Weeks

The Pittsburgh Steelers were the most-talked-about team in the first half of the 2020 season

Twitter and the NFL introduced the Bud Light Showtime Cam this season John Froschauer/AP Photo

With the National Football League season reaching its unofficial halfway mark following this weekend’s games, Twitter shared some highlights from its platform during the campaign’s first eight weeks.

The most total video views for videos from the Bud Light Showtime Cam were:

  • Oct. 11: Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen sends a birthday message to his son, Asher
  • Sept 20: Patriots QB Cam Newton visits the #ShowtimeCam
  • Sept. 27: The Packers bring out the Soul Train Line

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The most-mentioned NFL players during the season’s first eight weeks were:

The most-mentioned teams were:

Finally, the most-discussed games through eight weeks of the NFL season were: David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.