Playing at home is a comfortable, familiar environment. The players have their own parking spaces and personal lockers, not to mention the hoards of ferocious fans making opponents uncomfortable as they fill the stadium with cheers and jeers.
Also, no matter how long the journey—whether it is from Jacksonville to Tampa Bay, or New York City to Seattle—road teams have to expend time and energy to get to the game.
Home records, point differentials and graphs, like this one from Sports Data LLC, can tell us some things about home-field advantage, but there are some intangible qualities in stadiums around the nation that make them notoriously tough places to play.
Here are the power rankings for every NFL team's home-field advantage.