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NFL Attendance Flat Through Week 12; Jaguars Seeing Big Increase

NFL teams are averaging 67,502 fans per game through Week 12, flat compared to the same period a year ago. The Jets, who this season moved into New Meadowlands Stadium, lead all AFC clubs with 78,467 fans per game, up slightly from '09 at Giants Stadium. The Jaguars are seeing the league's biggest jump in attendance, up 36.5% to date at EverBank Field. In Oakland, the Raiders are seeing a slight attendance gain despite filling their stadium to a league-low 72.5% of capacity. The Bills are seeing the sharpest drop among AFC clubs, down 11.2% to date, while the Browns and Chargers are also seeing noticeable drops at the gate. Listed below is team-by-team attendance for the AFC through Week 12, with comparisons to the same period last season. See tomorrow's issue of THE DAILY for NFC figures (THE DAILY).

AFC ATTENDANCE THROUGH WEEK 12
HOME TEAM
GMS
TOTAL
AVG.
% CAP.
PREV.
% +/-
GMS ('09)
Jets*
6
470,801
78,467
95.1%
76,741
2.2%
6
Broncos
6
451,418
75,236
98.8%
75,450
-0.3%
6
Ravens
5
355,879
71,176
100.2%
71,163
0.0%
6
Texans
6
426,207
71,035
100.0%
70,576
0.6%
6
Titans
5
345,715
69,143
100.0%
69,143
0.0%
5
Patriots
5
343,780
68,756
100.0%
68,756
0.0%
6
Dolphins
5
343,775
68,755
91.4%
66,858
2.8%
5
Chiefs
5
341,462
68,292
89.4%
69,844
-2.2%
5
Colts
5
333,996
66,799
106.0%
66,321
0.7%
5
Browns
6
395,602
65,934
90.0%
69,806
-5.5%
4
Steelers
5
322,852
64,570
99.3%
64,908
-0.5%
5
Chargers
5
321,458
64,292
91.8%
67,317
-4.5%
6
Jaguars
6
378,222
63,037
93.7%
46,185
36.5%
5
Bengals
5
312,418
62,484
95.4%
64,192
-2.7%
6
Bills
6
373,970
62,328
88.2%
70,210
-11.2%
5
Raiders
6
274,635
45,773
72.5%
45,228
1.2%
6
AFC TOTALS
87
5,792,190
66,577
94.3%
66,473
0.2%
87
NFL TOTALS
176
11,880,398
67,502
95.1%
67,623
-0.2%
176

NOTES: Attendance data is based on totals posted immediately following games. Figures do not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or the league. * = The Jets are playing in New Meadowlands Stadium this season, having relocated from Giants Stadium after the '09 season.

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