The goal of every football team is to first make the postseason and then, if good enough, to gain home-field advantage in at least one playoff game.
All teams want to play at their home park for a sense of comfort – knowing that the crowd is on your side and that the surrounding environment will be of a disadvantage to the opposition.
For a handful stadiums in the NFL, this is certainly the case. But there are also places in which the fear factor is overblown.
Here are five current home fields that are not as advantageous as most feel.