The NFL game day ordeal runs the gamut from luxury suites at field level complete with USB ports to charge your phone to the nosebleed seats in an ancient venue that haven’t changed much in decades. No matter what city you’re in though, you’re in for a unique experience as teams battle it out until just one is left standing holding the Lombardi Trophy.

But which teams have the best stadium in the NFL? Athlon Sports takes a stab at ranking the very best (and worst) of the 2018 venues around the league based on everything from amenities to raucous home-field advantage and just about everything else in between.

NFL stadiums ranked: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Opened: 1966
Capacity: 56,063 (for football)

The Raiders still have two more seasons left to go before they depart for the bright lights of Las Vegas but while there will be plenty of nostalgia wrapped up in their final go around in Oakland, the fact remains that the Coliseum is a dump. The crowd in the “Black Hole” is great and new coach Jon Gruden should have the faithful lined up to cheer the team on one last time but there’s no escaping that the stadium is on its last legs (and really well past them). The good news? The Raiders may very well go from worst to first on this list come 2020.

NFL stadiums ranked: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Opened: 1923
Capacity: 80,000

History is everywhere at this incredible venue but so too are exposed beams, construction cranes and numerous eyesores. The Coliseum will soon have all the bells and whistles of a modern NFL stadium when an approximately $200 million renovation that USC is putting the building through wraps up in 2019 but until then it’s not the greatest of experiences for teams or fans. There are temp luxury boxes, press boxes and coaches boxes, all of which give the feel of a construction zone where you can watch a little football on the side. At least there are several quality options for a bite to eat and the Rams fans who have welcomed the team back to the city will have plenty of room to stretch out and think about the team’s upcoming super complex that will soon be the nicest in the game.

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Source: Athlon Sports
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