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NFL Stadium Rankings: New York Giants
New York Giants
New York Giants
Giants Stadium|Capacity: 80,242|Opened: 1976
OVERALL RANK
22
Giants Stadium
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Category Rank (1-32)
30
Affordability & Food
How would you describe the affordability of a trip to your hometown stadium?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
21.9% 26.3% 34.7% 14.5% 2.7%
Ticket Costs
Average Ticket % Increase From 2007 NFL Rank NFL Average Ticket
$88.06 8.3% 29th $72.20
How would you rate the quality of the food at the stadium?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
14% 21.4% 52% 9.4% 3.2%
How would you rate the affordability of the food at the stadium?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
32.2% 36.9% 25.1% 4.4% 1.5%
Category Rank (1-32)
10
Tailgating
How would you rate the tailgating scene on game day?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
2.2% 5.8% 18.8% 36.2% 37%
On average, how much tailgating do you do for each game?
0-1 hours 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours 5+ hours
18.6% 30% 29% 16.7% 5.8%
Category Rank (1-32)
10
Team Quality
How would you rate the year-to-year quality of the home team's on-field performance?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
0.5% 2.7% 18.2% 60.9% 17.7%
Which player on your team is most worth paying to watch?
Eli Manning Plaxico Burress Justin Tuck Brandon Jacobs Antonio Pierce
31% 30.5% 16.5% 10.4% 2.3%
Eli Manning
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Category Rank (1-32)
18
Stadium Atmosphere
How would you rate the Fan IQ of the home crowd?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
1.7% 4.4% 13% 34.3% 46.6%
How would you rate the hospitality offered to fans of the opposing team?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
18.1% 22.8% 39.2% 14.2% 5.6%
What is the worst incident you have witnessed against an opposing fan or yourself at the ballpark?
  • "An Eagles fan went after a smack-talking Giants fan after the 12-sack game last season, only to get knocked out by said Giants fan."
  • "I saw a fight at the stadium last year where a Packers fan was exchanging punches with a Giants fan. A female acquaintance of the Packers fan caught one of the punches and went head over heals a row or two forward. She was carried out on a stretcher."
  • "Someone wearing an Eagles jersey was picked up and tossed from the second to last row in the upper deck, down about five rows of seats at halftime. Luckily most were unoccupied at the time. One wasn't -- the guy's fall was broken when he crashed into a girl from behind, knocking her forward headfirst into the seats in front of her. Both the girl and the guy's face were very bloody afterward. The ones who tossed the Eagles fan got thrown out."
  • "Watching a Jets and Giants fan pummel each other rolling down rows of seats over people. The Giants weren't even playing the Jets that day, they were playing Green Bay in Week 2 of 2007!"
  • "I attended the infamous Chargers-Giants snowball game on Dec. 23, 1995. Hands down the worst thing I have ever witnessed at Giants Stadium. It was actually started when a Pittsburgh Steelers fan randomly won the giveaway game ball [signed by the Giants] and started taunting Giants fans."
What is your favorite memory from a game at the stadium?
  • "George Martin returned a John Elway pass 80-plus yards in 1986 to seal a victory. I still can't believe Elway didn't catch him."
  • "The final regular-season game against the Pats last year. The crowd stood for the entire game, which I had never seen before, even for playoff games. It had the feeling of a Super Bowl. It was just a great atmosphere."
  • "Either the 2000 NFC Championship against the Vikings, Eli Manning's huge comeback win in 2005 against the Broncos, or the feeling we all had walking out of Week 17 against the Patriots last year. I told all those Pats fans we'd seem them in five weeks. We did."
Category Rank (1-32)
31
Accessibility
How would you rate the traffic to and from the stadium?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
42.7% 27.1% 22.9% 6.3% 1%
How would you rate the availability and cost of parking at the stadium?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
39.6% 28% 25.3% 5.7% 1.5%
How would you rate the public transportation options?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
40.6% 26.9% 19.6% 9.8% 3.2%
 
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