NFL Stadiums Ranked From Best to Worst (Updated 2024)

With many incredible NFL stadiums for fans to watch their favorite teams, these are the 30 NFL stadiums ranked from best to worst for 2024.

There are few places better to spend a Sunday afternoon than in an NFL stadium. If you’re not sure which one is the best to visit, here are the 30 NFL stadiums ranked from best to worst.

NFL Stadiums Ranked From Best to Worst

1) Lambeau Field

Lambeau Field opened in 1957, has a capacity of 81,441, and is the home of the Green Bay Packers.

The Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field. Walking through the stadium, you can hear the voices of legends gone by. There’s not a stadium in NFL history that represents the league more than Lambeau Field.

Lambeau needs to be on every NFL fan’s bucket list. That is if you can even get tickets. Packers fans are some of the most faithful in the league.

2) U.S. Bank Stadium

U.S. Bank Stadium, which opened in 2016, has a capacity of 66,860 and is the home of the Minnesota Vikings.

The translucent roof of U.S. Bank Stadium gives visitors a more natural feel than other dome stadiums. Downtown Minneapolis can be seen out of one of the end zones, which adds to the feeling of being outside in a dome stadium.

3) SoFi Stadium

SoFi Stadium opened in 2020, has a capacity of 70,240, and is the home of the Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams.

There are so many awesome features around SoFi Stadium, from the wrap-around jumbotron to the indoor setup that is also open-air due to its construction. SoFi Stadium has hosted one Super Bowl and will host another one at the end of the 2026 season.

4) GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium

Arrowhead Stadium opened in 1972, has a capacity of 76,416, and is the home of the Kansas City Chiefs.

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The Chiefs provide a daunting task on the field for opponents, and at home, they get a lot of help from over 76,000 fans. Arrowhead Stadium is one of the older stadiums in the league and still provides a huge home-field advantage.

5) Lumen Field

Lumen Field opened in 2002, has a capacity of 68,740, and is the home of the Seattle Seahawks.

The 12th man is synonymous with the Seattle Seahawks and Lumen Field. The stadium provides the home team with a huge home-field advantage. Since the Legion of Boom era and the “Beast Quake,” Lumen Field has been host to some of the most electric moments in recent years.

6) AT&T Stadium

AT&T Stadium opened in 2009, has a capacity of 80,000, and is the home of the Dallas Cowboys.

“Jerry’s World” was indeed a world wonder when constructed. One of the usual videos shared on social media shows Cowboys fans charging into the stadium for standing-room-only spots. The enormous video board screen became the standard around the league, even if a punt or two hit it.

7) Allegiant Stadium

Allegiant Stadium opened in 2020, has a capacity of 65,000, and is the home of the Las Vegas Raiders.

Allegiant Stadium hosted the Super Bowl in February and was a huge success for the league and fans. The Black Hole is one of the most notable fan bases in the NFL, and the Raiders were able to find an appropriate home in Allegiant Stadium.

8) Empower Field at Mile High

Empower Field at Mile High opened in 2001, has a capacity of 76,125, and is the home of the Denver Broncos.

The stadium is known for pushing opponents to adjust to the high altitude of being a mile above sea level and the breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains.

9) Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Mercedes-Benz Stadium opened in 2017, has a capacity of 71,000, and is the home of the Atlanta Falcons.

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium roof has a unique design that opens up but only over the playing field. What cannot be overlooked are the family-friendly concession prices.

10) Acrisure Stadium

Acrisure Stadium, once known as Heinz Field, opened in 2001, has a capacity of 68,400, and is the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The stadium provides a beautiful view as it sits on the convergence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers.

The Pittsburgh Steelers fans waving Terrible Towels is one of the most iconic sights in the NFL. There is also the tradition of playing the Styx song “Renegade” after the third quarter.

11) Caesars Superdome

Caesars Superdome opened in 1975, has a capacity of 73,208, and is the home of the New Orleans Saints.

Caesars Superdome has been the site of many great moments in New Orleans, but it is also the symbol of the city’s worst moment in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The return of the Saints to the building was one of the biggest highlights that New Orleans was back.

12) Lincoln Financial Field

Lincoln Financial Field opened in 2003, has a capacity of 67,796, and is the home of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Veterans Stadium provided the Eagles with a unique home-field advantage that has been replicated at Lincoln Financial Field. The passionate fanbase provides the home team with an edge.

13) Highmark Stadium

Highmark Stadium opened in 1973, has a capacity of 71,608, and is the home of the Buffalo Bills.

Bills Mafia is called upon to provide a strong home-field advantage and also to help shovel out the stands after a major snowstorm. Soon, the mafia will be getting a new home, which is expected to start play in 2026.

14) Lucas Oil Stadium

Lucas Oil Stadium opened in 2008, has a capacity of 67,000, and is the home of the Indianapolis Colts.

Lucas Oil Stadium provides fans with views of the city through large glass windows. The stadium also has a retractable roof to allow for an open-air experience when it’s nice on game day in Indianapolis.

It’s located in the middle of Indianapolis and is within walking distance of all the restaurants and bars you could desire.

15) Raymond James Stadium

Raymond James Stadium opened in 1998, has a capacity of 69,218, and is the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The pirate ship firing cannons when the home team scores provides Buccaneers fans with a fun experience. The Raymond James Stadium cannons were silenced during the Super Bowl when Tampa Bay played in it. It will look good this year in games in which they bring back one of the best throwback uniforms in the creamsicle jerseys.

16) Gillette Stadium

Gillette Stadium opened in 2002, has a capacity of 66,878, and is the home of the New England Patriots.

No stadium has seen more success in the last 20 years than Gillette Stadium, and it has created an intoxicating environment. The Kraft family continues to renovate and add to the area in and around the stadium to make the fan experience better. Last season, a new video board and new concession areas were added to the stadium.

17) M&T Bank Stadium

M&T Bank Stadium opened in 1998, has a capacity of 71,008, and is the home of the Baltimore Ravens.

The stadium received $120 million in renovations in 2019 to help keep it up-to-date with fan amenities. Jack White’s “Seven Nation Army” helps get the Ravens fans loud and united.

18) State Farm Stadium

State Farm Stadium opened in 2006, has a capacity of 63,400, and is the home of the Arizona Cardinals.

The retractable roof provides fans relief from the intense Arizona heat. State Farm Stadium has hosted three Super Bowls, but the playing surface received poor reviews from the Chiefs and Eagles after the Super Bowl played in February 2023.

19) Soldier Field

Soldier Field opened in 1924, has a capacity of 63,500, and is the home of the Chicago Bears.

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The team is looking for a new stadium to provide more current amenities for fans. The Bears have agreed to purchase over 300 acres in Arlington Heights, which is north of the Chicago city limits.

20) Nissan Stadium

Nissan Stadium opened in 1999, has a capacity of 69,143, and is the home of the Tennessee Titans.

Nissan Stadium doesn’t get the love it deserves, possibly due to the Titans’ play in past years. There are upgrades that could be made to the stadium, which is located in downtown Nashville.

It was announced on Oct. 17, 2022, via Nate Rau on Twitter that the Titans and Mayor of Nashville, John Cooper, reached a deal to build a brand new domed stadium that could cost up to $2.2 billion. Groundbreaking for the stadium is expected in 2024, with a 2027 opening targeted.

21) FirstEnergy Stadium

FirstEnergy Stadium opened in 1999, has a capacity of 67,431, and is the home of the Cleveland Browns.

The weather can be downright dreadful in “The Dawg Pound,” but Cleveland’s fans pack the place every home game. The dedicated fanbase was even louder in 2023 as the Browns won eight of the nine home games.

22) NRG Stadium

NRG Stadium opened in 2002, has a capacity of 72,200, and is the home of the Houston Texans.

If you get out of your seat, it will be easy to keep up with the game with over 1,550 HD flat screens scatted around NRG Stadium. The stadium received the honor of being one of the game sites for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

23) Ford Field

Ford Field opened in 2002, has a capacity of 70,000, and is the home of the Detroit Lions.

The Lions hosted the first two postseason games ever at Ford Field in the 2023 season and the stadium showed how loud it could be.

Ford Field is located right next to Comerica Park and a few miles away from the United States and Canada border on the Detroit River.

24) Hard Rock Stadium

Hard Rock Stadium opened in 1987, has a capacity of 64,767, and is the home of the Miami Dolphins.

There have been a number of renovations to improve the fan experience and increase the quality of the aging Hard Rock Stadium. It’s an open stadium that keeps most fans dry when a rainstorm pops up. The partial roof keeps the Dolphins sideline in the shade and the opposing team right in the sunlight for a game with an early kickoff.

25) Levi’s Stadium

Levi’s Stadium opened in 2014, has a capacity of 68,500, and is the home of the San Francisco 49ers.

Candlestick Park had a lot of history, but it was also cold and windy for players and fans. Levi’s Stadium improves the weather experience for everyone but is still growing with magical moments from the 49ers. A museum is at the stadium to remind fans of the team’s glorious past.

26) TIAA Bank Field

TIAA Bank Field opened in 1995, has a capacity of 67,164, and is the home of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Jaguars and TIAA Bank Field have enough fans at the game that they were able to remove the tarps that covered thousands of empty seats in 2018. The team still plays one home game in Europe every season. Fans are able to enjoy the game while hanging out in a pool.

27) Bank of America Stadium

Bank of America Stadium opened in 1996, has a capacity of 74,687, and is the home of the Carolina Panthers.

Very little has changed at Bank of America Stadium since it opened in 1996, and it has served as the only place the Panthers have called home.

The team and city of Charlotte have discussed spending $1.2 billion in renovations to boost the Bank of America Stadium experience.

28) Paycor Stadium

Paycor Stadium, which was once known as Paul Brown Stadium, opened in 2000, has a capacity of 65,515, and is the home of the Cincinnati Bengals.

There has been very little change since opening, but the team is making improvements to the field, locker rooms, seating, and infrastructure of the stadium.

29) MetLife Stadium

MetLife Stadium opened in 2010, has the largest NFL stadium capacity at 82,500, and is the home of the New York Giants and New York Jets.

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The stadium is located in New Jersey, not New York, but the biggest talking point about the building is the playing surface. Some have blamed the turf for Aaron Rodgers’ season-ending injury in the first game. There are other season-ending injuries that have been blamed on the quality of the field.

30) FedEx Field

FedEx Field opened in 1997, has a capacity of 62,000, and is the home of the Washington Commanders.

In 2022, fans fell out of the stands when a railing broke as they reached to interact with Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts after a game. The fans weren’t seriously injured, and they barely missed falling on Hurts.

Former owner Dan Snyder made very few improvements to the stadium and was looking at moving to a new stadium for almost a decade before he sold it. New owner Josh Harris plans to spend $40 million on renovations and is looking to move to a new stadium in the future.

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