13 Game-Changing NFL Stadiums

Not every NFL stadium revolves around a Colin Kaepernick controversy. Most attract attention on their own merit. With 20 glistening, über sleek pro football venues modernizing cityscapes in the last 20 years, it’s time to take inventory—a stadium tour. These massive, fan-friendly structures boast monster LED video screens, retractable observatory-style roofs, transparent façades, hybrid turfs, pools, museum-quality art, technology lounges, mini villages, and oh yeah, football games. If football wasn’t played inside today’s aerodynamic, flagrantly-sponsored sports vessels, we’d expect them to lift off and travel through outerspace. Here are the most inspiring game changer stadiums.