Iconic NFL Stadiums

Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Soldier Field in Chicago and Superdome in New Orleans are just a few iconic NFL stadiums in the US.
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MetLife Stadium

MetLife Stadium is a popular venue in New Jersey and New York. That’s because both the New York Giants and the New York Jets play their home games here, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Stadium seats 82,500 fans.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Curtis and Davis Associated, a modern architecture firm, created the multi-purpose Superdome stadium. It opened in 1975 and is home to the New Orleans Saints. The stadium seats 76,468 energetic fans for football games. Locals also come here to check out the Hornets' basketball games and the Zephyrs' baseball games.

AT&T Stadium

Welcome to Cowboys Stadium! The AT&T stadium, located in Arlington, Texas, has a retractable roof and is home to the well-renown Dallas Cowboys. With its 80,000-seating capacity, Cowboys Stadium is ranked the third largest stadium in the NFL.

Gillette Stadium

Head to the Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts -- just 33 miles from downtown Boston -- to see the New England Patriots play their home games. The 1.9 million-square foot stadium has almost 67,000 seats, including 6,000 club seats and 87 luxury suites. According to the Stadium’s website, every seat in Gillette Stadium is focused toward midfield to provide optimum sight lines for Patriot fans.

Cleveland Browns' Stadium

Located in downtown Cleveland on over 30 acres of land, FirstEnergy Stadium, also known as "The Dawg Pound," is the only stadium in the NFL that has yet to host a playoff game. With owner Jimmy Haslam at the helm, Cody Kessler on the field and over 73,000 fans in the stands, the Browns look to reverse that trend in the near future.

Heinz Field

Since 2001, the Pittsburgh Steelers have called Heinz Field their home. Before Heinz Stadium, the team played its home games at Three River Stadium, which was demolished. The new stadium seats 65,050 people and it is located in Pittsburgh’s North Shore neighborhood.

CenturyLink Field

The Seattle Seahawks play their home games at CenturyLink Field, just south of downtown Seattle. The $360-million facility includes a roof that protects about 70 percent of the 72,000 seats available in stadium. Owners claim that the stadium has the largest executive suites in professional sports. You make the call!

O.co Coliseum

O.co Coliseum a.k.a. Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum is a multi-purpose stadium, located in Oakland, California. In 1995, a $120 million renovation project created 22,000 new seats, 90 luxury suites, two private clubs and twp state-of-the art scoreboards. The Coliseum is the full-time home to the Oakland Raiders and Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics. Seating capacity is 63,132 for a football game and 35,067 for baseball game.

Lambeau Field

Lambeau Field -- once called New City Stadium -- was renamed in 1965 in memory of the Green Bay Packers’ founder Curly Lambeau, who was also a former coach and player. The Stadium, located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, seats more than 73,000 cheeseheads.

Arrowhead Stadium

Arrowhead Stadium, home to the Kansas City Chiefs, seats over 76,000 fans. When comparing stadium seating capacity, it’s the sixth largest NFL stadium. The Stadium, located in Kansas City, Missouri, also provides fans with a climate-controlled tailgate party with all-you-can-eat catering, ice-cold drinks and pre-game television coverage -- of course, all for a price.

Sports Authority Field at Mile High

In Denver, Colorado, visit Sports Authority Field at Mile High to see the Broncos play their home games. The Stadium’s “south stands” is known among the locals as the loudest section in the stadium. And if you’re nearby for a football game, be sure to check out the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Museum, located at Gate 1 on the west side of the stadium.

Soldier Field

Soldier Field, home to the Chicago Bears, has a seating capacity of 61,500, making it the smallest stadium in NFL. Designed in 1919 and completed in the 1920s, the Field serves as a memorial to Americans soldiers who died in past wars. The stadium also features many memorials dedicated to previous Bears heroes, including former coach Mike Ditka.

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