Mercedes-Benz Stadium Introduces Innovative Designs to NFL

The Atlanta Falcons are on a quest to become the first NFL team with home field advantage in the Super Bowl when the game is held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Feb. 3, 2019.

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium features more than 3,000 flat screen TVs located in the suites, public rest rooms, bars, restaurants, clubs and public concourse areas.

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The Atlanta Falcons, shown in a game against the New Orleans Saints last season in front of 70,000 fans, return to action Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium with their home opener against the Carolina Panthers.

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With its use of LED lighting and water conservation, Mercedes-Benz stadium is targeting LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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The application of the Falcons red brand color is featured throughout the stadium, and the lighting in this area incorporates football field hash marks into the design.

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium features 673 concession stands, 407 more than the Georgia Dome.

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which is also the home of the Atlanta United professional soccer team, features a retractable roof and the 1,100-foot-long “halo board.”