The Largest NFL Stadiums

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When you bet on NFL odds, you are likely considering the location of the game into your online sports betting strategy. And some NFL teams are better at their home venues than others. 

There are 30 NFL stadiums for the 32 NFL teams entering the 2022 season. Which stadiums are the biggest?

Twenty-eight of the venues are occupied by a single team, while two are occupied by two NFL teams; the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers are co-tenants of SoFi Stadium, and the New York Giants and New York Jets are co-tenants of MetLife Stadium.

What is the Largest NFL Stadium?

MetLife Stadium is the largest NFL stadium in the league, with a capacity of 82,500. Other stadiums, including AT&T Stadium, are expandable beyond this capacity but have a lower standard capacity. The giant venue is located five miles west of New York City serves as home to the Giants and Jets. With construction completed in 2010, it was the most expensive stadium ever built in the United States at $1.6 billion.

FedEx Field is home to the current Washington Commanders and their online betting faithful. It is considered the second-largest stadium based on a capacity of 82,000. From 2004 to 2010, it was the largest stadium in the country with a capacity of 91,000 but underwent a renovation in 2011-12, lowering that number.

SoFi Stadium and Allegiant Stadium are the two newest in the NFL, having opened in 2020. SoFi Stadium serves as home to the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers. Its base capacity is listed at 70,420 but is expandable to up to 100,240 for special events such as the Olympics, Super Bowl, or World Cup.

No other venue in the NFL can expand up to that size.

Let’s take a look at all of the NFL stadiums from smallest to largest based on capacity. All capacity numbers are based on base numbers and do not take into account expandable numbers. The cost of construction is based on the era in which it was built.

Largest NFL Stadiums, Ranked by Capacity:

Stadium Location Team Capacity
Soldier Field Chicago, IL Bears 61,500
State Farm Stadium Glendale, AZ Cardinals 63,400
Ford Field Detroit, MI Lions 65,000
Allegiant Stadium Las Vegas, NV Raiders 65,000
Hard Rock Stadium Miami, FL Dolphins 65,326
Paul Brown Stadium Cincinnati, OH Bengals 65,515
Raymond James Stadium Tampa, FL Buccaneers 65,890
U.S. Bank Stadium Minneapolis, MN Vikings 66,655
Gillette Stadium Foxborough, MA Patriots 66,829
Lucas Oil Stadium Indianapolis, IN Colts 67,000
FirstEnergy Stadium Cleveland, OH Browns 67,895
Heinz Field Pittsburgh, PA Steelers 68,400
Levi’s Stadium San Francisco, CA 49ers 68,500
Lumen Field Seattle, WA Seahawks 69,000
TIAA Bank Field Jacksonville, FL Jaguars 69,132
Nissan Stadium Nashville, TN Titans 69,143
Lincoln Financial Field Philadelphia, PA Eagles 69,796
SoFi Stadium Inglewood, CA Rams/Chargers 70,000
Mercedes-Benz Stadium Atlanta, GA Falcons 71,000
M&T Bank Stadium Baltimore, MD Ravens 71,008
Highmark Stadium Buffalo, NY Bills 71,608
NRG Stadium Houston, TX Texans 72,220
Caesars Superdome New Orleans, LA Saints 73,208
Bank of America Stadium Charlotte, NC Panthers 75,523
Empower Field at Mile High Denver, CO Broncos 76,125
GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium Kansas City, MO Chiefs 76,416
AT&T Stadium Arlington, TX Cowboys 80,000
Lambeau Field Green Bay, WI Packers 81,441
FedEx Field Landover, MD Washington 82,000
MetLife Stadium E Rutherford, NJ Jets/Giants 82,500

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