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Super Bowl Attendence: Lucas Oil Stadium Will Not Set Capacity Record

The NFL is expecting a capacity crowd of about 68,000-plus Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN, as the New England Patriots take on the New York Giants in the 2012 Super Bowl. According to a Washington Post blog post, the NFL added 265 seats behind one of the end zone's of the stadium, which usually holds about 63,000 Indianapolis Colts fans.

The total attendance Sunday will not even come close to breaking the Super Bowl record, which was many years back in Pasadena, CA during Super Bowl XIV at the Rose Bowl (103, 985). Last year, Dallas Cowboys Stadium came close to breaking the attendance record, as it packed 103, 219 football fans into the newly built stadium.

Here's a list of the attendance for all 46 Super Bowls via About.com:

I - Los Angeles - 61,946
II - Miami - 75,546
III - Miami - 75,389
IV - New Orleans - 80,562
V - Miami - 79,204
VI - New Orleans - 81,023
VII - Los Angeles - 90,182
VIII - Houston - 71,882
IX - New Orleans - 80,997
X - Miami - 80,187
XI - Pasadena - 103,438
XII - New Orleans - 75,583
XIII - Miami - 79,484
XIV - Pasadena - 103,985
XV - New Orleans - 76,135
XVI - Pontiac - 81,270
XVII - Pasadena - 103,667
XVIII - Tampa - 72,920
XIX - Stanford - 84,059
XX - New Orleans - 73,818
XXI - Pasadena - 101,063
XXII - San Diego - 73,302
XXIII - Miami - 75,129
XXIV - New Orleans - 72,919
XXV - Tampa - 73,813
XXVI - Minneapolis - 63,130
XXVII - Pasadena - 98,374
XXVIII - Atlanta - 72,817
XXIX - Miami - 74,107
XXX - Tempe - 76,347
XXXI - New Orleans - 72,301
XXXII - San Diego - 68,912
XXXIII - Miami - 74,803
XXXIV - Atlanta - 72,625
XXXV - Tampa - 71,921
XXXVI - New Orleans - 72,922
XXXVII - San Diego - 67,603
XXXVIII - Houston, 71,525
XXXIX - Jacksonville - 78,125
XL - Detroit - 68,206
XLI - Miami - 74,512
XLII - Glendale (AZ) - 71,101
XLIII - Tampa - 70,774
XLIV - Miami - 74,059
XLV - Arlington, Texas - 103,219

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