NFL Stadium Rankings: All 30 NFL venues, from best to worst (2023)

Three years ago, 31NFLwriters onathleticcame together to create a ranking of the best and worst stadiums in the NFL. The process began by collecting the five best and five worst stadiums from each author. when compiling resultswe ranked all 31 locations from best to worst.

The NFL currently has 30 stadiums for 32 teamsNew York giantsmiNew York planesproviding MetLife Stadium in New Jersey andRams z Los AngelesmiLos Angeles Chargerssharing SoFi Stadium in Southern California.


To update your rating, 30athleticThe NFL writers reordered the top five and bottom five. SoFi and Allegiant stadiums in Las Vegas were not included at the time of the previous classification. Open in 2020.

Here are the updated ratings.

Note: Not all reporters participating in the survey have been to all stadiums.

1. Stadion Bank of the USA

Team: Minnesota Vikings

Seat capacity:66.000

Google review:4.7 stars

It wasn't even close. Half of the voters placed him first in their rankings. It also topped our list three years ago. Although it is an indoor facility, half of the roof is transparent, and the wall behind the end zone facing downtown Minneapolis is glazed, allowing in a significant amount of natural light. It opened in 2016, making it one of the league's newest stadiums. It also helps that the Vikings do a great job with their pre-match and in-game presentations.

"I can't put it any other way: the US Bank stadium looks natural," wrote Vikings reporter Alec Lewis. “And for a domed building, that's an amazing feat. Perhaps it is the natural light entering the stadium through the crystal glass. Or maybe it's the specific dimensions that make the interior feel like - not like a giant warehouse and not like a claustrophobic cave. Franchise history, Skol songs, and fake snow add to the overall experience. But overall, the stadium perfectly reflects what a sports hall should look like on a Sunday.

2. Stadium SoFi

Teams:Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Chargers

Seat capacity:70 000

Google review:4.5 stars

Like the US Bank Stadium, this facility also has a transparent roof, giving it the feel of an outdoor stadium. He received seven votes for first place. It's hardly surprising that one of the newest stadiums is ranked so high in the NFL rankings. One of its best features is the double-sided graphics card that hangs from the ceiling and surrounds the entire field.


"I hate indoor football stadiums, but I'm reluctant to understand why they are preferred/necessary for NFL teams"hawkswrote reporter Josh Kendall. “SoFi feels like an outdoor stadium while offering the benefits of being indoors. Add to that all the frills and the fact that you can walk to either end of the lobby and see the Forum (I mean the Forum), which makes SoFi a winner."

3. Campo Lambeau

Team: Green Bay packers

Seat capacity:81.441

Google review:4.8 stars

He moved up one place from the previous ranking, taking the top spot in six polls in total. Lambeau has been the home of the Packers since 1957. If watching a game outdoors in the cold is a problem, this place may not be for you. However, if you're interested in history, you'll be hard pressed to find a better place to watch a match. Over the years, they have done a great job of modernizing the stadium while giving it a historic feel.

"Going into Lambeau Field is like no other in the NFL"patriotswrote reporter Chad Graff. “Residents who have houses so close to the stadium that it looks like you could play football often offer brats and beer to passers-by. Once inside, the deep bowl with rows arouses admiration. It is consistent and steeped in tradition, without feeling worn. A visit here should be a must for any NFL fan."

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Green Bay's Keisean Nixon pulls off a Lambeau jump after returning for a touchdown last season against the Vikings. (Dan Powers/USA Today)

4. Stadion AT&T

Team: Dallas Cowboys

Seat capacity:80 000

Google review:4.7 stars

Dropping one spot from our previous ranking, AT&T Stadium continues to be one of the best venues for all sports. The retractable roof doesn't stay open very often, but when the doors and roof are open for a Sunday or Monday game, you'd be hard pressed to find a better place to watch the game. The large screen above the field remains unique. Some appreciate it, others complain that it distracts from playing on the pitch. AT&T Stadium opened in 2009 but still fares well compared to all newer stadiums. He was ranked in the top five in 19 polls.


"Jerry Jones created a mansion with a football field in the center," wrote NFL reporter Jeff Howe. "It's spacious, clean, has great visibility and is built to last."

5. Light field

Team: Seattle Seahawks

Seat capacity:67.000

Google review:4.6 stars

One of the main attractions is that it is one of the loudest stadiums in the sport. The outdoor facility has been home to the Seahawks since opening in 2002. It was ranked second on our previous list. This time, she was in the top five in 18 polls.

6. Stadion Campo GEHA no Arrowhead

Team: Kansas City bosses

Seat capacity:76.416

Google review:4.7 stars

It would be hard to find a better atmosphere on a match day. The "tailgating" scene is excellent and the crowd noise during matches is among the best in the league. The venue has aged well considering the Chiefs have played there since 1972.

7. Faithful Stadium

Team: The Las Vegas Raiders

Seat capacity:65.000

Google review:4.7 stars

This one (opened in 2020) was hard to categorize because unlike SoFi Stadium, it only has one team playing at it, and the Raiders haven't yet hosted the Super Bowl, which they are doing this season. As a result, the smallest number of reporters ever attended the game.

"In many ways, it's not really a football stadium," wrote Raiders reporter Vic Tafur. “The Las Vegas nightclub in the end zone, with waitresses and bottle attendants, enjoys a double look every time, but the best thing about Allegiant Stadium is that it functions as one. Most of the 65,000 seats are perfectly visible, and the crowd - full of fans and visitors looking for buffets and slot machines - is getting quite noisy. You can lose yourself in the game, unlike Sofi Stadium, where you always wonder if you're really on a spaceship. And the food sold in the game is next-level, from a bowl of macaroni and cheese to poked nachos.

8. Stadium Mercedes-Benz

Team:hawks from Atlanta


Seat capacity:71.000

Google review:4.7 stars

It's a bit surprising that this place doesn't get more love. She placed in the top five in 12 polls, coming fifth in seven. It is worth noting that after this location there is a clear decrease in the number of votes. The top eight stadiums separated themselves from the rest of the field. Mercedes-Benz Stadium is one of the NFL's newest venues, scheduled to open in 2017. It has a retractable roof and a ring-shaped video board above the pitch.

9. Reinforce the field in Mile High

Team: Denver Broncos

Seat capacity:76.125

Google review:4.6 stars

This is where the middle of the pack starts. The Broncos home has been well maintained since 2001. It is still one of the best stadiums to watch matches. He ranked in the top five in three polls.

10. Stadion Acrisure

Team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Seat capacity:68.400

Google review:4.7 stars

Formerly known as Heinz Field, this outdoor stadium has been home to the Steelers since 2001. It has a great location in the city center, on the Ohio River. It also ranked 10th in our previous poll.

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Last season, Steelers fans waved the Terrible Towels against the Ravens. (Charles LeClaire/USA Today)

11. M&T Bank Stadium

Team: crows from Baltimore

Seat capacity:71.008

Google review:4.7 stars

Home to the Ravens since 1998, this outdoor facility has moved up five places since our last ranking, placing in the top five in three polls.

12. Stadion Leviego

Team: 49ers z San Francisco

Seat capacity:68.500

Google review:4.4 stars

This is one of the newest stadiums in the league, opened in 2014, but nothing stands out. Three years ago it was also ranked 12th.

13. Stadion Lucas Oil

Team: Indianapolis Colts

Seat capacity:70 000

Google review:4.7 stars

This is where Lucas Oil landed in our previous ranking. It has a retractable roof but is only open about 25% of the time.

"Perhaps the best thing about Lucas Oil Stadium is its location," wrote Colts reporter James Boyd. “The Colts' home base is located in downtown Indianapolis, making it easily accessible for Indian residents and out-of-state visitors. Once you're in the city center, everything from hotels to car parks to eateries is just a few steps from LOS. As for the stadium itself, it's not the most modern, but it's not outdated either. It's fairly easy to operate, and spectators generally have a good view of the action, whether they're sitting on the 50-yard line or at a nosebleed. There is also a retractable roof, which provides a well-maintained playing surface and a warm environment for fans when the winter months arrive.

14. Campo Ford

Team: Detroit lions


Seat capacity:65.000

Google review:4.6 stars

The grass-covered stadium has been home to the Lions since 2002. The most unique feature is that a former Detroit brick warehouse was incorporated into its design.

15. Lincoln's financial field

Team: Philadelphia Eagles

Seat capacity:67.594

Google review:4.6 stars

Since 2003, the Eagles team has fallen by six places compared to the previous ranking.

"This season marks the 20th anniversary of Lincoln Financial Field, so what was once considered cutting edge is now considered more of an industry standard," wrote Eagles reporter Zach Berman. “This makes the rating quite reasonable given some of the new facilities that have opened in recent years and the sentimental value attached to some iconic locations. The Eagles have made improvements to the stadium in recent years, and it's still an interesting place for fans to watch games - if you wear green. Its proximity to major highways makes it an easy stadium for commuters, and the surrounding car parks provide a solid backdrop for the tailgate."

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16. Stadion NRG

Team: Houston, Texas

Seat capacity:72.220

Google review:4.6 stars

Opened in 2002, it is the oldest NFL stadium with a retractable roof. This rating is exactly the same as three years ago.

17. Stadion PGR

Team: Arizona Cardinals

Seat capacity:63.400

Google review:4.6 stars

Since 2006, the Cardinals have dropped eight positions down the rankings. It has been named one of the top five worst stadiums in the league in two polls. State Farm Stadium has hosted three Super Bowls, including February's game between the Chiefs and the Eagles.

18. Nissan Stadium

Team: Tytani z Tennessee

Seat capacity:69.143

Google review:4.5 stars

Since 1999, the home of the Titans ends in what should be considered the middle of three tiers of NFL stadiums. Tennessee is expected to open a new stadium next year, with play at the new location scheduled for 2027.

19. Stadion Cleveland Browns

Team: Cleveland Browns

Seat capacity:67.431

Google review:4.5 stars

Since 1999, the Browns' outdoor home has moved up four places from 23rd a few years ago.

20. Raymond James Stadium

Team: Tampa Bay Corsairs

Seat capacity:75.000

Google review:4.5 stars

The 25-year-old open-air venue has fallen five places in the rankings after falling in multiple polls of the league's five worst stadiums.

21. Stadion Gillette'a

Team:New England Patriots

Seat capacity:65.878

Google review:4.6 stars

The Patriots have won five Super Bowls since the stadium became their home in 2002. Surprisingly, four polls voted it one of the worst stadiums in the NFL.

22. Stadion Bank of America

Team: Carolina Panthers

Seat capacity:74.867

Google review:4.6 stars

The headquarters of the Panthers since 1996 is exactly in the same place as our last ranking.

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23. Soldier Field

Team: Chicago bears

Seat capacity:61.500

Google review:4.5 stars

This is the most significant change from three years ago, when the Bears were ranked seventh overall. Six polls placed it on the list of the top four worst stadiums in the league.

"The decline may be related to the fact that the Bears may be leaving Soldier Field in the near future," wrote Bears reporter Adam Jahns. “The Bears have closed their massive Arlington Park estate in suburban Arlington Heights, although tax concerns have prompted a search for a new stadium site. The new team president, Kevin Warren, took the lead in this process. Or the drop suggests that enough fans, tourists and media representatives have finally experienced Chicago's worst move to change the vote. A city known for great food doesn't show it at Soldier Field either."

24. Stadion Highmark

Team: buffalo notes

Seat capacity:71.608

Google review:4.5 stars

The Bill House has been in the same situation since 1973 as it was three years ago. The $1.5 billion stadium is under construction and is expected to be completed by 2026.

25. Stadion MetLife

Teams:New York Giants, New York Jets

Seat capacity:82.500

Google review:4.5 stars

Despite not being old, 13 polls have ranked it as one of the top five worst stadiums in the championship.

"When MetLife was completed in 2010, it cost $1.6 billion," wrote Jets reporter Zack Rosenblatt. “The money wasn't particularly well spent. It's a dull stadium - something universally accepted by Giants and Jets fans, which is rare - both in appearance and style. The food is poor. Leaving the stadium is always a disaster, especially for the fans, and after the shows it's even worse. There is a shopping mall nearby, but otherwise not a particularly exciting neighborhood, especially with two teams that are supposed to represent New York.

26. Superdome of Caesars

Team: saints of New Orleans

Seat capacity:73.000

Google review:4.6 stars

It was ranked in the top 15 a few years ago, but dropped significantly after finishing in the league's top three in eight polls. It has hosted a record-breaking seven Super Bowls, with the eighth coming in 2025.

"The Caesars Superdome hosts the Super Bowl because it's in New Orleans, not because of the amenities," wrote Larry Holder. “This is one of the oldest NFL stadiums, opened in 1975. The atmosphere in The Dome can be impressive when the Saints play. But the building certainly looks old and there is no chance of building a new facility in the near future. Besides, for a city known for its restaurants (albeit an excellent Bloody Mary), one would expect better dining in the Dome. That said, the dome is undergoing a major renovation, which is expected to be completed on February 9, 2025 when Super Bowl LIX will be held in the dome.

27. Stadion Paycor

Team: Bengal z Cincinnati

Seat capacity:65.515

Google review:4.4 stars

The 23-year-old stadium has been in the bottom five in 13 polls, holding the same position as in 2020.

28. Stadion Hard Rock

Team: Miami dolphins

Seat capacity:65.326

Google review:4.6 stars

Half of the votes cast the Dolphins team in the bottom five of the NFL since 1987.

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29. Campo do Banco TIAA

Team: Jaguary z Jacksonville

Seat capacity:67.838

Google review:4.5 stars

While the latter two are on the lowest tier, technically they could be alone on the fourth tier. For twenty-three TIAA ballots, Bank Field ranked in the bottom five. And 17 of them placed Jaguar house second to last.

"Central city locations are usually great," wrote 49ers reporter Matt Barrows. “The same is happening with the stadiums on the banks of the river. TIAA Bank Field is both, though you may never know it. It has the general feel of a stadium built in the suburbs.

30. Campo FedEx

Team: Washington commanders

Seat capacity:62.000

Google review:4.0 stars

There are no surprises here. The dominant last-place NFL home team since 1997 is again in last place. Twenty-seven polls placed FedEx Field in the bottom five. For twenty-five of these ballots, FedEx Field came firstNFLworst stadium.

"He's old but not respectable," wrote Commanders reporter Ben Standig. “Basic amenities are outdated in a 21st century world. With the locals choosing to stay away in recent years due to failure/lack of competition and embarrassment of the owners, cheers from the hordes of visiting fans often dominate the atmosphere. Of course, when leaving, they will get stuck in a brutal traffic jam. Losers. And yes, rails break down, pipes burst, and parking is not cheap. At least everyone knows that a new stadium is a must. In the meantime, hold your nose for the next five to eight years and hope that winning matches become the ultimate entertainment.

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