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NFL Teams See Attendance Rise 1.2%; Packers, Bucs See Gains At The Gate

NFL teams averaged 68,401 fans per game in '13, up just over 1% from last season. The Cowboys once again led all teams in the league with 88,043 fans per game, filling AT&T Stadium to 110.1% capacity. Among NFC clubs, the Packers saw the biggest gain, up nearly 11% as the club unveiled a renovated and expanded Lambeau Field this season. The Buccaneers also saw a jump of nearly 7% at Raymond James Stadium this season. Among NFC teams seeing significant drops were the Rams (-5%) and Redskins (-3%). Listed below is team-by-team attendance for NFC clubs. See tomorrow's issue for AFC figures (THE DAILY).

NFC REGULAR-SEASON ATTENDANCE
TEAM
GAMES
TOTAL
AVG.
% CAP.
PREV.
% +/-
GAMES ('12)
Cowboys
8
704,345
88,043
110.1%
88,531
-0.6%
8
Giants
8
641,184
80,148
97.1%
80,496
-0.4%
8
Packers*
8
623,577
77,947
96.5%
70,508
10.6%
8
Redskins
8
617,767
77,221
84.2%
79,655
-3.1%
8
Panthers
8
587,544
73,443
99.9%
73,293
0.2%
8
Saints
8
583,210
72,901
99.6%
72,888
0.0%
8
Falcons
8
561,795
70,224
98.6%
70,097
0.2%
8
49ers
8
557,856
69,732
100.0%
69,732
0.0%
8
Eagles
8
553,152
69,144
102.3%
69,144
0.0%
8
Seahawks
8
545,577
68,197
101.8%
67,946
0.4%
8
Vikings
8
531,653
66,457
99.7%
60,725
9.4%
8
Lions
8
510,369
63,796
98.9%
63,770
0.0%
8
Bears
8
498,864
62,358
101.4%
62,329
0.0%
8
Cardinals
8
488,271
61,034
93.9%
60,891
0.2%
8
Buccaneers
8
470,548
58,819
89.2%
55,102
6.7%
8
Rams
8
455,657
56,957
86.3%
60,116
-5.3%
8
NFC TOTALS
128
8,931,369
69,776
97.4%
69,076
1.0%
128
NFL TOTALS
256
17,510,569
68,401
96.6%
67,591
1.2%
256
               

NOTES: Attendance data based on totals posted immediately following games. Figures do not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams or the league. Totals include one designated Bills home game played in Toronto last season. Totals also include a designated Rams home game played in London in '12, and one game each for the Jaguars and Vikings this season. * = Lambeau Field expansion project increased stadium capacity to 80,750 this year compared to 73,094 in '12.

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