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NFL regular-season attendance was relatively flat compared to the '11 season. Three teams from the NFC East led all clubs in attendance. The Cowboys topped all teams with an average of 88,531 fans per game, packing their Arlington stadium to 110.7% capacity. The Cowboys were one of five NFC teams to achieve 100% or higher capacity for home games. Attendance at Edward Jones Dome for Rams' home games saw the biggest jump among NFC teams (+6.6%). The Buccaneers had the lowest attendance in the NFC, while also seeing the sharpest decline (-6.9%). Below is team-by-team attendance for the NFC during the '12 regular season, with comparisons to last year. See tomorrow's issue for AFC team figures (THE DAILY).'12 NFC REGULAR-SEASON ATTENDANCE
HOME TEAMGMSTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.% +/-GMS ('11) Cowboys8708,24988,531110.7%85,5123.5%8 Giants8643,96480,49697.6%79,4751.3%8 Redskins8637,23679,65586.9%76,9213.6%8 Panthers8586,34773,29399.3%72,2931.4%8 Saints8583,10772,88899.6%73,042-0.2%8 Packers8564,06270,50896.5%70,5120.0%8 Falcons8560,77370,09798.4%68,9871.6%8 49ers8557,85669,732100.0%69,7320.0%8 Eagles8553,15269,144102.3%69,1440.0%8 Seahawks8543,57067,946101.4%66,4142.3%8 Lions8510,15863,77098.9%63,7430.0%8 Bears8498,63362,329101.3%62,1460.3%8 Cardinals8487,12560,89196.0%61,182-0.5%8 Vikings8485,80260,72594.7%62,816-3.3%8 Rams8480,92960,11688.0%56,3946.6%8 Buccaneers8440,81955,10283.6%59,160-6.9%8 NFC TOTALS1288,841,78269,07697.2%68,5920.7%128 NFL TOTALS25617,303,34767,59195.4%67,3940.3%256
NOTES: Attendance data based on totals posted immediately following games. Figures do not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or the league.