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Bengals Attendance Down 34% Through Week Five; Raiders Up 44% At O.co Coliseum

The Bengals are seeing the sharpest attendance drop among all NFL clubs so far this season, down 34% at Paul Brown Stadium through Week Five. Sun Life Stadium is also seeing a double-digit percentage drop for Dolphins home games (-15.5%). The Raiders are seeing the biggest gains among all clubs, up 44.4% in Oakland. Among AFC clubs, the Jets lead all teams with 78,768 fans per game, up slightly from their first season at MetLife Stadium. Listed below is team-by-team AFC attendance through Week Five, with comparisons to the same period last year. See yesterday's issue of the THE DAILY for NFC figures (THE DAILY).

AFC ATTENDANCE THROUGH WEEK FIVE
HOME TEAM
GMS
TOTAL
AVG.
% CAP.
PREV.
% +/-
GMS ('10)
Jets
2
157,536
78,768
95.5%
78,190
0.7%
3
Broncos
3
223,847
74,616
98.0%
75,766
-1.5%
2
Texans
3
214,449
71,483
100.6%
71,180
0.4%
3
Ravens
2
142,681
71,341
100.5%
71,183
0.2%
2
Chiefs
2
141,686
70,843
92.7%
69,743
1.6%
2
Titans
2
138,286
69,143
100.0%
69,143
0.0%
3
Patriots
2
137,512
68,756
100.0%
68,756
0.0%
2
Bills
3
206,168
68,723
94.0%
65,620
4.7%
3
Browns
3
200,212
66,737
91.0%
65,799
1.4%
3
Colts
3
196,432
65,477
103.9%
67,072
-2.4%
2
Chargers
3
191,954
63,985
89.5%
62,440
2.5%
2
Steelers
2
127,538
63,769
98.0%
64,169
-0.6%
2
Raiders
2
124,118
62,059
98.3%
42,964
44.4%
3
Jaguars
3
185,889
61,963
92.1%
63,334
-2.2%
3
Dolphins
2
117,892
58,946
78.4%
69,786
-15.5%
2
Bengals
2
84,505
42,253
64.5%
63,980
-34.0%
2
AFC TOTALS
39
2,590,705
66,428
93.9%
66,525
-0.1%
39
NFL TOTALS
77
5,151,407
66,901
85.3%
67,654
-1.1%
76
 

NOTES: Attendance data based on totals posted immediately following games. Figures do not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or the league.

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