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NFC teams averaged 67,527 fans per game this season, led by a trio of NFC East teams. The Cowboys topped all clubs with 87,047 fans per game, down 3% from their first season at Cowboys Stadium last year. The team packed the venue to 108.8% capacity for the season. The Giants averaged 79,020 fans per game in their first season at New Meadowlands Stadium, flat compared to attendance from last year at Giants Stadium. The Lions were the only NFC club to see a double-digit percentage jump at the gate (+13.9%), while the Buccaneers were the only team to see a double-digit drop (-24.9%). Listed below is regular-season attendance for all NFC teams, with comparisons to last year. See yesterday's issue of THE DAILY for figures from AFC teams (THE DAILY).NFC REGULAR-SEASON ATTENDANCEHOME TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.% +/-GMS
('09)Cowboys8696,37787,047108.8%89,757-3.0%8Redskins8665,38083,17390.7%84,794-1.9%8Giants8632,15679,02095.8%78,7020.4%8Panthers8580,96572,62198.8%73,289-0.9%849ers*8572,06571,50899.9%69,7322.5%8Packers8566,36270,79597.1%70,7080.1%8Saints8560,30470,038100.5%70,105-0.1%8Eagles8553,15269,144102.3%69,1440.0%8Falcons8542,80067,85095.3%68,174-0.5%8Seahawks8535,94266,993100.0%67,393-0.6%8Cardinals8502,19762,77596.6%63,143-0.6%8Bears8497,56162,195101.1%62,250-0.1%8Vikings**8470,00958,75194.1%63,775-7.9%8Lions8450,28656,28687.3%49,39513.9%8Rams8423,38352,92380.2%55,238-4.2%8Buccaneers8394,51349,31474.8%65,649-24.9%8NFC TOTALS1288,643,45267,52795.4%68,828-1.9%128NFL 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 49ers home game against the Broncos at Wembley Stadium in London in October. ** = Includes designated Vikings home games against the Giants at Ford Field in Detroit and against the Bears at TCF Bank Stadium on the campus of the Univ. of Minnesota due to the collapse of the Metrodome roof.