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The Dolphins led all NFL teams during the '13 regular season with a 12% increase in average home attendance. However, the club filled Sun Life Stadium to just 85.5% capacity -- a low mark among AFC clubs. The Chiefs also saw a double-digit percentage gain at Arrowhead Stadium (+10%). Also seeing strong gains among AFC clubs were the Browns and Chargers -- both up 7% at home. The Jets edged out the Broncos for the AFC attendance lead with 76,957 fans per game, but that mark was down nearly 3% from '12. The Raiders and Steelers had the lowest AFC attendance figures in '12, with those clubs also having the sharpest drops in attendance, respectively. Listed below is team-by-team attendance for the AFC. See yesterday's issue for NFC figures (THE DAILY).AFC REGULAR-SEASON ATTENDANCE
TEAMGAMESTOTALAVG.% CAP.PREV.% +/- Jets8615,65676,95793.3%79,088-2.7% Broncos8614,97776,872101.0%76,6330.3% Chiefs8602,87775,36098.6%68,50910.0% Texans8573,27171,659100.9%71,6650.0% Browns8569,93971,24297.3%66,6326.9% Ravens8569,08471,136100.2%71,279-0.2% Titans8553,14469,143100.0%69,1430.0% Patriots8550,04868,756100.0%68,7560.0% Colts8527,60665,951104.7%65,1901.2% Dolphins8514,55364,31985.5%57,37912.1% Chargers8513,64164,20591.7%59,9657.1% Bengals8506,37763,29796.6%61,1883.4% Jaguars8503,14062,89390.7%64,984-3.2% Bills
Steelers8458,48957,31188.1%61,142-6.3% Raiders8403,55650,44594.7%54,217-7.0% AFC TOTALS1288,579,20067,02595.9%66,1061.4% NFL TOTALS25617,510,56968,40196.6%68,7561.2%
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.