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 30 NFL stadiums from worst to best, including the league’s two brand new stadiums.
30. FedEx Field (Washington Football Team)
FedEx Field has one of the highest seating capacities in the NFL, but the Washington Football Team often have a hard time coming anywhere close to a capacity crowd. In fact, they have one of the worst home-field advantages in football because there are so many empty seats.
Part of the problem is that the stadium isn’t actually in Washington. The Washington Nationals, Wizards, Capitals, and DC United all play their home games inside the District of Columbia, but the Washington Football Team don’t. Getting to FedEx Field takes a long time, and once fans get there, the cost of tickets and parking are on the high side compared to the rest of the NFL. On the plus side, it’s not as old and dilapidated as ole RFK Stadium, although if pressed, most Washington Football Team fans would probably prefer to go back there rather than stay at FedEx Field.
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