While NFL players and coaches compete to be the best team on the field, many NFL owners spend their time trying to make their stadium the best in the league. Teams that have built new stadiums in recent years to actively try to one-up each other and build the greatest stadium fans have ever seen. Meanwhile, teams with slightly older stadiums work to renovate and upgrade them any way they can.
Of course, not every stadium in the NFL is a brand new, world-class facility. Some can be considered among the top sports venues in the world while others are lagging far behind. In fact, there’s a sizable difference between the top stadiums in the NFL and the bottom of the barrel. To show you what we mean, here’s a look at all 31 NFL stadiums from worst to best.
31. Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Raiders)
The good news is that the Coliseum won’t be home to football for much longer, as the Raiders are planning to move to Las Vegas. But for the time being, it’s the worst stadium in the NFL.
The biggest problem is that it’s built primarily for baseball, and so the infield has to be covered up and seats at the 50-yard line aren’t that close to the field because they are positioned behind home plate when the field is set up for baseball. Also, while it has one of the highest seating capacities in the big leagues, it has one of the lowest in the NFL. Naturally, you can see why the Raiders are eager to move out of town.
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