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NFL Attendance Off Slightly; Jags Up 27% At EverBank Field

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 ATTENDANCE
HOME TEAM
GMS
TOTAL
AVG.
% CAP.
PREV.
% +/-
GMS
('09)
Jets
8
628,768
78,596
95.3%
77,053
2.0%
8
Broncos
8
599,264
74,908
98.4%
75,116
-0.3%
8
Ravens
8
569,817
71,227
100.3%
71,083
0.2%
8
Texans
8
568,643
71,080
100.0%
70,608
0.7%
8
Titans
8
553,144
69,143
100.0%
69,143
0.0%
8
Patriots
8
550,048
68,756
100.0%
68,756
0.0%
8
Dolphins
8
541,959
67,745
90.1%
67,543
0.3%
8
Chiefs
8
541,380
67,673
88.6%
67,514
0.2%
8
Colts
8
535,802
66,975
106.3%
66,550
0.6%
8
Browns
8
528,933
66,117
90.2%
68,889
-4.0%
8
Chargers
8
524,241
65,530
93.6%
67,543
-3.0%
8
Steelers
8
504,669
63,084
97.0%
63,485
-0.6%
8
Jaguars
8
504,262
63,033
93.7%
49,652
26.9%
8
Bills*
8
493,112
61,639
86.2%
67,808
-9.1%
8
Bengals
8
482,917
60,365
92.1%
64,004
-5.7%
8
Raiders
8
371,448
46,431
73.5%
44,285
4.8%
8
AFC TOTALS
128
8,498,407
66,394
94.1%
66,189
0.3%
128
NFL TOTALS
256
17,141,859
66,960
94.7%
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.

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