The Biggest NFL Stadiums in the United States

The NFL, or National Football League, is a football league in America that comprises of 32 teams of which the National Football Conference and the American Football Conference each provide 16 teams. The NFL was initially established on 20 August 1920 with headquarters in New York City in the United States.

Fans of football in the United States show a huge preference to the National Football League which makes it the highest attended league in sports across the globe. The NFL boasts with $13.16 billion in total revenue and the team boasting with the highest revenue within the league is the Dallas Cowboys. Now that you have an idea of how popular the NFL is let’s take a look at the biggest NFL stadiums in the United States.

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

The Los Angeles Rams called the Coliseum home from 1946 through to 1979. It is now considered their temporary home until the stadium near Inglewood, California is finished. The Coliseum is also the permanent home for the USC Trojans. It was commissioned in early 1921 with construction being finished in 1923 at a cost of $954,873. It originally had a capacity of 75,144 fans which made it the biggest stadium in Los Angeles. However, after several renovations over the years, the stadium capacity managed to increase to 105,000 fans before it was reduced to 93,607 fans.

MetLife Stadium

Located in New Jersey, the MetLife stadium can hold up to 82,500 fans. The MetLife stadium is home to the Giants and New York Jets and is the only NFL stadium that is being shared by two clubs in the National Football League. It initially opened its doors on 10 April 2010 where construction cost amounted to $1.6 billion. It’s regarded as the most expensive stadium that has ever been constructed.

FedEx Field Stadium

Located in Landover, Maryland, the FedEx Field stadium is home to NFL’s Washington Redskins. From 2004 through to 2010, it featured the biggest capacity for a stadium at 91,000 fans. However, due to renovations, it was reduced down to 82,000 spectators. The stadium was initially opened on 14 September 1997 and is owned by Daniel Snyder. There has been loads of criticism regarding the stadium as spectators feel that the stadium is not up to standard and it’s quite a challenge to gain access to the stadium when using public transport.

Other Stadiums that Feature Large Capacities

Apart from the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the MetLife Stadium, and the FedEx Field Stadium, there are tons of other NFL stadiums in the United States that also boast with large capacities. This includes the Lambeau Field with a capacity of 81,435, the AT&T Stadium with a capacity of 80,000, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome with a capacity of 76,468, the Arrowhead Stadium with a capacity of 76,416, the Sports Authority Field at Mile High with a capacity of 76,125, and the Bank of America Stadium with a capacity of 75,419.