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Toughest venues: Altitude adjustment

Consitions, elements at No. 5 Sports Authority Field at Mile High give Broncos a lift

Updated: October 10, 2012, 2:34 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

5. Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver Broncos

Denver has the NFL's best home winning percentage going back 30 years, at .700.

The Mile High thing is no myth. The Broncos seem to enjoy pointing this out.

A sign above the visiting locker room entrance reads: "ELEVATION 5,280 FEET ABOVE SEA LEVEL."

Denver cornerback Champ Bailey noticed it when he played his first game there, in 2001 as a member of the Redskins.

"Oh, ...

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