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Bengals Average Attendance At Paul Brown Stadium Up NFL-Best 36.4% To Date

The Bengals lead all NFL clubs in year-over-year attendance gains through Week 6 of the regular season, up 36.4% to date at Paul Brown Stadium. The club has filled the stadium to 94.8% capacity for its first two home games, up from an average of 75.2% during the '11 regular season. The Jets lead all AFC clubs at the gate, averaging 79,088 fans per game at MetLife Stadium. Attendance at EverBank Field has increased 3.8% to date during Jaguars Owner Shahid Khan's first season at the helm. Meanwhile, the Dolphins have dropped to the bottom of the AFC in terms of attendance, with its average gate off 5.4%. Below are figures for all AFC clubs through Week 6, with comparisons to the same period last year. Also see yesterday's issue for NFC figures (THE DAILY).

AFC HOME ATTENDANCE THROUGH WEEK 6
TEAM
GMS
TOTAL
AVG.
% CAP.
PREV.
% +/-
GMS ('11)
Jets
4
316,352
79,088
95.9%
78,816
0.3%
3
Broncos
3
230,176
76,725
100.8%
74,616
2.8%
3
Texans
3
214,849
71,616
100.8%
71,483
0.2%
3
Ravens
4
284,661
71,165
100.2%
71,278
-0.2%
3
Bills
2
140,086
70,043
95.8%
68,723
1.9%
3
Chiefs
3
209,962
69,987
91.6%
70,843
-1.2%
2
Titans
3
207,429
69,143
100.0%
69,143
0.0%
2
Patriots
2
137,512
68,756
100.0%
68,756
0.0%
3
Browns
3
205,106
68,369
93.3%
66,737
2.4%
3
Colts
3
194,468
64,823
102.9%
65,477
-1.0%
3
Steelers
2
129,248
64,624
99.3%
63,491
1.8%
3
Jaguars
3
192,949
64,316
95.6%
61,963
3.8%
3
Chargers
3
190,705
63,568
88.9%
63,985
-0.7%
3
Raiders
2
124,269
62,135
98.4%
60,473
2.7%
3
Bengals
2
124,198
62,099
94.8%
45,524
36.4%
3
Dolphins
3
167,330
55,777
74.2%
58,946
-5.4%
2
AFC TOTALS
45
3,069,300
68,207
95.5%
66,263
2.9%
45
NFL TOTALS
91
6,174,580
67,853
95.3%
66,921
1.4%
90
 

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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