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The NFL averaged 66,960 fans per game this season, down 0.8% from the '09 season. There were 10 teams this season which were at 100% capacity or better, which matches the number from last season. Attendance was flat compared to last year among AFC teams. The Jets led all AFC clubs with 78,596 fans per game during their first year at New Meadowlands Stadium, up 2% from last season. The Jaguars saw the biggest jump at the gate this season, up 26.9% at EverBank Field. No AFC team saw a double-digit percentage decline this season, with the Bills' 9.1% drop being the sharpest fall. Listed below is team-by-team attendance for the AFC during the '10 regular season, with comparisons to last year. See tomorrow's issue of THE DAILY for figures from the NFC (THE DAILY).AFC REGULAR-SEASON ATTENDANCEHOME TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.% +/-GMS
Texans8568,64371,080100.0%70,6080.7%8 Titans8553,14469,143100.0%69,1430.0%8 Patriots8550,04868,756100.0%68,7560.0%8 Dolphins8541,95967,74590.1%67,5430.3%8 Chiefs8541,38067,67388.6%67,5140.2%8 Colts8535,80266,975106.3%66,5500.6%8 Browns8528,93366,11790.2%68,889-4.0%8 Chargers8524,24165,53093.6%67,543-3.0%8 Steelers8504,66963,08497.0%63,485-0.6%8 Jaguars8504,26263,03393.7%49,65226.9%8 Bills*8493,11261,63986.2%67,808-9.1%8 Bengals8482,91760,36592.1%64,004-5.7%8 Raiders8371,44846,43173.5%44,2854.8%8 AFC TOTALS1288,498,40766,39494.1%66,1890.3%128 NFL TOTALS25617,141,85966,96094.7%67,509-0.8%256
NOTES: Attendance data based on totals posted immediately following games. Figures do not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or the league. * = Includes designated Bills home game against the Bears at Rogers Centre in Toronto in November.