The St. Louis Rams belong to the West Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). They have won three NFL Championships, two pre-merger games and one Super Bowl. The Rams boast the distinction of being the only NFL team to secure championships in three different cities: St. Louis, Los Angeles, and Cleveland. The Rams have called St. Louis their home since 1995. In 2013, Forbes estimated that the Rams are worth $775 million, making them the 44th most valuable team in the world, which is down slightly from their estimated worth of $780 million in 2012.
The Dome can seat up to 70,000 people. There is a private luxury suite level with 120 suites, a private club seat and luxury suite level that houses 6,400 club seats, a lower bowl or concourse level, and an upper bowl or terrace level.
The Dome has hosted five NFC playoff games, including the 1999 and 2001 NFC Championship games. The Rams secured the titles at both of these games. Other notable football games include the first Big 12 Conference football championship game in 1996 between Nebraska and Texas and the third Big 12 championship game in 1998 between Kansas State and Texas A∓M. The Dome has also hosted six regular season games between the University of Illinois and the University of Missouri. Missouri has won all six games.
The Edward Jones Dome features an inner ring known as the Ring of Fame. It honors 13 former Rams players who are members of the NFL Hall of Fame as well as four former St. Louis Cardinals players, head coach Dick Vermeil (1997-1999), and owners Dan Reeves (1941-1971), Carroll Rosenbloom (1972-1979), and Georgia Frontiere (1979-2007). The Edward Jones Dome is located at 901 N. Broadway in the heart of St. Louis. It is housed just a few blocks away from The Gateway Arch and the Mississippi River. The stadium is also within walking distance of Busch Stadium, multiple Metrolink stations, and numerous local hotels, restaurants, and other attractions. The closest Metrolink station is the Convention Center rail station.