The difference in travel miles between the most travelled and least travelled team in the NFL for the 2015 season is 21,180 miles. To put this into perspective, the distance around the earth 24,901.55 miles. That is a ton of travel difference for teams that put in a ton of pain and gain on the field.
In total, there are four teams who will travel more than the distance around earth in 2015 including the 49ers, Dolphins, Raiders, and Seahawks.
Here is a breakdown of the travel in miles for each NFL team including the number of road trips that are over 2,000 miles:
|Team||2015 Miles Travelled||# of Road Games over 2,000 miles|
|San Francisco 49ers||27,998||4|
|San Diego Chargers||24,274||2|
|Kansas City Chiefs||21,640||1|
|New York Jets||19,866||2|
|New England Patriots||15,308||0|
|Green Bay Packers||15,108||0|
|St. Louis Rams||14,738||0|
|New York Giants||12,448||0|
|New Orleans Saints||11,942||0|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||11,288||0|
Total number of miles travelled by NFL teams in 2015: 520,613.
Equivalent number of trips around earth: ~21 (20.91)