List of National Football League stadiums

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The following is a list of current National Football League stadiums, sorted by how many people it holds, their locations, their first year of usage and home teams.

The New York Giants and New York Jets share a stadium (MetLife Stadium), thus there are only 31 NFL stadiums.[1]

The NFL uses several other stadiums on a regular basis in addition to the teams' designated regular home sites. The St. Louis Rams currently have a three-year agreement to play one regular season home game per year at Wembley Stadium in London, England, as part of the NFL International Series, while the Buffalo Bills have an agreement to play one home game per year from 2008-2012 plus two (originally three) exhibition games at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario. In addition, Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio, is the location of the annual exhibition Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, and Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, is usually the location of the Pro Bowl.

The New York Giants and New York Jets MetLife Stadium is the largest stadium in the NFL by its regular seating capacity. The Dallas Cowboys Cowboys Stadium can expand past that of MetLife Stadium by means of using standing-room and temporary seating, which makes Cowboys Stadium the only NFL stadium capable of holding 100,000 or more spectators, though it normally only seats 80,000. The smallest full-time NFL stadium is Soldier Field, the home of the Chicago Bears.

List[change | change source]

Stadiums are listed by their seating capacity for NFL games. Some stadiums can be expanded to fit larger crowds for other events such as concerts or conventions.

Key
dagger Domed Stadiums
double-dagger Stadiums with a retractable roof
Image Stadium Capacity City State/Province Surface Home teams Opened Refs
New Meadowlands Stadium Mezz Corner.jpg
MetLife Stadium 82,566 East Rutherford New Jersey FieldTurf New York Giants
New York Jets
2010 [2]
Cowboys Stadium full view.jpg
Cowboys Stadiumdouble-dagger 80,000 Arlington Texas Matrix RealGrass artificial turf[3] Dallas Cowboys 2009 [4]
FedExField01.jpg
FedEx Field 79,000 Landover Maryland 419 Tifway Bermuda Grass Washington Redskins 1997 [5]
Superdome Sunset.jpg
Mercedes-Benz Superdomedagger 76,468 New Orleans Louisiana UBU-Intensity Series- S5-M Synthetic Turf New Orleans Saints 1975 [6]
061123Broncos-Chiefs02.jpg
Arrowhead Stadium 76,416 Kansas City Missouri Grass Kansas City Chiefs 1972 [7]
Invesco Field at Mile High Stadium.jpg
Sports Authority Field at Mile High 76,125 Denver Colorado Desso GrassMaster Denver Broncos 2001 [8]
Dolphinstadiumint.JPG
Sun Life Stadium 75,192 Miami Gardens Florida 419 Tifway Bermuda Grass Miami Dolphins 1987 [9]
Carolina Panthers 24 Tampa Bay Bucanners 10.jpg
Bank of America Stadium 73,778 Charlotte North Carolina Grass Carolina Panthers 1996 [10]
DSCN4567 clevelandbrownsstadium e2.jpg
Cleveland Browns Stadium 73,200 Cleveland Ohio Kentucky Bluegrass Cleveland Browns 1999 [11]
Lambeau Field bowl.jpg
Lambeau Field 73,128 Green Bay Wisconsin Desso GrassMaster Green Bay Packers 1957 [12]
Bills.jpg
Ralph Wilson Stadium 73,079 Orchard Park New York A-Turf Titan Buffalo Bills 1973 [13][14]
Qualcomm Interior.jpg
Qualcomm Stadium 71,294 San Diego California Grass San Diego Chargers 1967 [15]
VT Hokies Marching Virginians.jpg
Georgia Domedagger 71,228 Atlanta Georgia FieldTurf Atlanta Falcons 1992 [16]
Reliantstadium.jpg
Reliant Stadiumdouble-dagger 71,054 Houston Texas 419 Tifway Bermuda Grass Houston Texans 2002 [17]
M&T Bank Stadium DoD.jpg
M&T Bank Stadium 71,008 Baltimore Maryland Sportexe Momentum Turf Baltimore Ravens 1998 [18]
Candlestick Park field from section 55.JPG
Candlestick Park 69,732 San Francisco California Kentucky Bluegrass San Francisco 49ers 1960 [19]
[[File:|center|100x75px|]] Lincoln Financial Field 69,144 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Desso GrassMaster Philadelphia Eagles 2003 [20]
Night Settles on LP Field.jpg
LP Field 69,143 Nashville Tennessee 419 Tifway Bermuda Grass Tennessee Titans 1999 [21]
Gillette Stadium02.jpg
Gillette Stadium 68,756 Foxborough Massachusetts FieldTurf New England Patriots 2002 [22]
[[File:|center|100x75px|]] EverBank Field 67,164 Jacksonville Florida 419 Tifway Bermuda Grass Jacksonville Jaguars 1995 [23]
Qwest Field.jpg
CenturyLink Field 67,000 Seattle Washington FieldTurf Seattle Seahawks 2002 [24]
Edwardjonesinterior.jpg
Edward Jones Domedagger 66,965 St. Louis Missouri AstroTurf GameDay Grass 3D St. Louis Rams 1995 [25]
Raymond James Stadium02.JPG
Raymond James Stadium 65,908 Tampa Florida 419 Tifway Bermuda Grass Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1998 [26]
Cincinnati-paul-brown-stadium2.jpg
Paul Brown Stadium 65,790 Cincinnati Ohio FieldTurf Cincinnati Bengals 2000 [27]
Heinz Field02.jpg
Heinz Field 65,050 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Grass Pittsburgh Steelers 2001 [28]
Ford-Field-September-10-2006.jpg
Ford Fielddagger 64,500 Detroit Michigan FieldTurf Detroit Lions 2002 [29]
051207-MPLS-006Metrodome-crop.jpg
Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodomedagger 64,121 Minneapolis Minnesota Sportexe Momentum Turf Minnesota Vikings 1982 [30]
University of Phoenix Stadium aerial.jpg
University of Phoenix Stadiumdouble-dagger 63,400 Glendale Arizona 419 Tifway Bermuda Grass Arizona Cardinals 2006 [31]
Oakland Coliseum field from Mt. Davis.JPG
O.co Coliseum 63,026 Oakland California Grass Oakland Raiders 1966 [32]
LucasOilStadiumTheLuke.jpg
Lucas Oil Stadiumdouble-dagger 63,000 Indianapolis Indiana FieldTurf Indianapolis Colts 2008 [33]
Soldier field 2006.jpg
Soldier Field 61,500 Chicago Illinois Grass Chicago Bears 1924 [34]



Future stadiums proposed or under construction[change | change source]

Future, Proposed Stadiums
Stadium Team Location Capacity Opening Reference
Santa Clara Stadium San Francisco 49ers Santa Clara, CA 68,500 2014
Vikings Stadium Minnesota Vikings Minneapolis, MN 65,000 2016
New Chargers Stadium San Diego Chargers San Diego, CA Unknown Unknown
Farmers Field Relocated or expansion team Los Angeles, CA 72,500 Unknown
Los Angeles Stadium Relocated or expansion team Industry, CA 75,000 Unknown

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