Teams of the NFL ranked by average regular season attendance in the 2016 season

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Home attendance
Dallas Cowboys 92,539
Los Angeles Rams83,164
New York Giants 78,789
Washington Redskins 78,304
Green Bay Packers 78,215
New York Jets 78,160
Denver Broncos 76,774
Carolina Panthers 73,792
Kansas City Chiefs 73,328
New Orleans Saints 73,109
Houston Texans 71,868
Baltimore Ravens 71,102
San Francisco 49ers 70,178
Atlanta Falcons 69,999
Philadelphia Eagles 69,596
Seattle Seahawks 69,073
Buffalo Bills 68,509
New England Patriots 66,829
Minnesota Vikings 66,786
Indianapolis Colts 65,549
Miami Dolphins 65,512
Arizona Cardinals 64,831
Tennessee Titans 64,659
Jacksonville Jaguars 64,646
Pittsburgh Steelers 64,312
Cleveland Browns 64,311
Cincinnati Bengals 63,509
Detroit Lions 60,792
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 60,624
Chicago Bears 60,368
Oakland Raiders 57,320
San Diego Chargers 57,024
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The statistic shows the teams of the National Football League ranked by average attendance during the 2016 regular season. Home games of the Dallas Cowboys had an average attendance of 92,539.


NFL average attendance - additional information

A total of 17.36 million fans attended NFL games during the 2014 regular season and each team welcomed an average total of more than542,000 spectators to their home games across the season. This meant that the league average attendance per regular season game stood at 68,331 for the 2014 season.

The Dallas Cowboys were the most supported home team of the 2014 season with an average of 90,069 passing through their gates for every home game. The Cowboys have maintained a consistently high attendance of over 85,000 since they moved to their new stadium in 2009. The total regular season home attendance for the Cowboys stood at 720,558 across eight home games in 2014. The record total home attendance for the Cowboys is 720,558, which was achieved in 2014.

The team with the lowest average regular season attendance in 2014 was the Minnesota Vikings, who attracted an average home crowd of 52,238 fans. The Vikings’ home attendance has decreased sharply compared to 2013 when each home game was watched by an average of 64,019 fans in the stadium.

The newest stadium in the NFL is the Levi’s Stadium, the home of the San Francisco 49ers. The stadium opened in July 2014 and has a capacity of 68,500, expandable to 75,000. The largest stadium in the NFL in terms of official capacity is the MetLife Stadium, joint home of the New York Giants and the New York Jets, which holds 82,500 fans. Although the AT&T Stadium has a lower official capacity of 80,000 seats, it can be expanded to a capacity of over 105,000 to fit larger crowds. As of 2014, the MetLife Stadium is the most expensive stadium ever built, with an estimated construction cost of 1.6 billion U.S. dollars.

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