The League

THE QUESTION

Should NFL Teams Reduce Ticket Prices?

With American budgets stretched thinner than ever, is it time for pro-football franchises to lower prices or do nothing and risk half-empty stadiums?

Posted by Emil Steiner on May 1, 2009 10:10 AM
FROM THE PANEL

Lower Everything Prices

Fans can't afford the luxury of going to a football game anymore. And frankly, that's what sports is... a luxury.

Posted by Dan Levy, on May 1, 2009 11:20 AM

Fans Don't Count

Lower prices would be good for fans, but not for the league, teams, and players. Those three entities have more actual power than the fans.

Posted by Doug Farrar, on May 1, 2009 11:16 AM

Price Is Right

If the NFL reduces its prices it will actually have the opposite effect on the economy.

Posted by Peter Schaffer, on May 1, 2009 11:10 AM

FEATURED COMMENTS

ozpunk: I just wish that DirecTV wouldn't charge so much for the Sunday Ticket subscription......

Booyah5000: None of these said so directly, but I was under the impression that almost every NFL game is a sell out. Unless a team is regularly not sel...

JPRS: Agree with Boyah5000 -- Pro Sports are in the business of turning a profit; they aren't based on a model of a public charity. As a business...

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