There’s been a lot of progress in the NFL lately, and it’s stadium renovations, some of which we’ll see as early as the 2023 season.
In January 2022, construction of Gillette Stadium began The New England Patriots. The Kraft family
The most recent renovations include:
- Largest outdoor HD stadium video board measuring 22,000 square feet.
- A reimagined and experimental lighthouse stands 218 feet tall and offers 360-degree views of the stadium, field, Patriots Park and more.
- Fifty thousand square feet of glass-enclosed hospitality and function spaces.
- 360-degree connectivity between all stages of the stadium (a feature only available at the main concert).
New and improved discount areas.
- A grand staircase leads to the main concourse at the north end of the stadium.
- The lower concourse features a new fan activation area, renovated fan entrances and additional outdoor meeting spaces.
In December, NFL owners approved a $2.1 billion stadium for the Tennessee Titans and a $1.4 billion stadium for the Buffalo Bills, both expected to open by the start of the 2026 season. They also approved a $295 million stadium upgrade for the Dallas Cowboys and $100 million in improvements to the Denver Broncos’ Power Field.
Giant NFL screens are taking over NFL stadiums.
Recent Reddit post Gillette Stadium unveiled its new outdoor screen, the largest outdoor screen in the world.
It’s not just Gillette Stadium that will see changes in 2023. Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers, will have newly installed 4K video boards. At both the north and south ends of the stadium. The widescreen video boards will replace the monitors that were installed ten years ago.
Mike Moynihan, the Packers’ director of facility operations, explained how much the video boards have changed.
They grew from 110 feet by 48 feet to 220 feet by 48 feet.
A pixel gap of six millimeters will be a very clear image, and they are very large. It’s just going to be fun.
In addition to the new end zone boards, Lambeau’s east and west side scoreboards will be upgraded.
One of the most impressive screens in all of the NFL is inside Sophie Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers. The stadium includes Infinity Screen by Samsung, an oval, double-sided 4K HDR video board, the first of its kind, suspended from the stadium’s ceiling.