When it comes to football, size definitely matters. The biggest stadiums in the NFL can hold upwards of 100,000 fans, which is an absolutely staggering number. While some of the newer stadiums are smaller, they more than make up for it in terms of amenities and overall experience. Here is a look at the 5 largest NFL stadiums, ranked by capacity.
AT&T Stadium – Dallas Cowboys
The home of the Dallas Cowboys is also the largest stadium in the NFL, with a capacity of over 100,000. The stadium, which opened in 2009, cost a whopping $1.3 billion to build. It features a retractable roof, which is a first for an NFL stadium, as well as a massive high-definition video board that hangs over the field.
MetLife Stadium – New York Giants & New York Jets
MetLife Stadium, which is shared by the New York Giants and New York Jets, is the second largest stadium in the NFL with a capacity of over 82,000. The stadium, which opened in 2010, cost an estimated $1.6 billion to build. It features a retractable roof and a massive LED video board that stretches from one 20-yard line to the other.
FedExField – Washington Redskins
FedExField, the home of the Washington Redskins, is the third largest stadium in the NFL with a capacity of over 79,000. The stadium, which opened in 1997, cost $250 million to build. It features a retractable roof and a massive video board that hangs over one end zone.
Lambeau Field – Green Bay Packers
Lambeau Field, the home of the Green Bay Packers, is the fourth largest stadium in the NFL with a capacity of over 76,000. The stadium, which opened in 1957, underwent a major renovation in 2003 that added 11,300 seats and two new HD video boards.
Gillette Stadium – New England Patriots
Gillette Stadium is the home of the New England Patriots and it can seat 66,829 fans. The stadium has a retractable roof and it cost $325 million to build. It opened in 2002.