Packers are NFL's biggest road draw, followed by Steelers, Pats, Cowboys
The Packers' home Thanksgiving game against the Chicago Bears is also the most expensive game of the season.
The median price of a ticket to a game against the Packers is 57 percent higher than the team's typical home game, according to SeatGeek's data, which is culled from secondary market sources. After the Packers, the top five is rounded out by the Pittsburgh Steelers (53 percent), New England Patriots (45 percent), Dallas Cowboys (41 percent) and Denver Broncos (37 percent).
On the other end of the spectrum, the median price to a home game against the Jacksonville Jaguars is 24 percent lower than the team's typical home game. The Jags are joined in the bottom five by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (20 percent), Cleveland Browns (19 percent), St. Louis Rams (15 percent) and Cincinnati Bengals (14 percent).
Here's the full chart showing how every team in the league affects median road ticket prices.
The middle column shows each team's affect on median ticket price for the 2015 season, while the column on the far right shows the year over year change in that number. The Cowboys had the largest year over year increase of any team at 16 percent, while the San Francisco 49ers , what with their offseason talent (and coaching) exodus, had the largest decrease at 31 percent.
If you ask me, the Houston Texans might be the best deal on the whole list. You get to see three hours of J.J. Watt for six percent less than the average home game? Sign me up.
SeatGeek also provided data on median home ticket prices, where the Seattle Seahawks lead the way at $285, followed by the Packers ($273), Patriots ($242), Broncos ($225) and Cowboys ($222). The bottom five consists of the Jaguars again ($86), along with the Oakland Raiders ($97), Kansas City Chiefs ($99), Buffalo Bills ($110) and the Browns ($111). Here's the full list:
The "Get-In" price in the right column above is exactly what it sounds like: the median price to get in the door at a team's home games. At those costs, you can go to five Jaguars games for less than the price of one Seahawks game, if that's what you really want to do.
The Packers are only second on the list above, but their Thanksgiving home game against the Chicago Bears is the most expensive game of the season, with a median ticket price of $552. That's $144 more than the average price of the other four games in the top five. That game will feature the official unveiling of Brett Favre's retired jersey and it's Green Bay's first Thanksgiving home game since 1923, so it's not a surprise that the tickets are getting expensive.
The least expensive game of the season is the Week 14 San Diego Chargers -Chiefs clash in Kansas City. The median ticket price for that game is just $50, which is 50 percent lower than the "expected" price, according to SeatGeek.
Other notable single-game median prices include $224 for Week 6's Patriots-Colts game, which is currently set to be Tom Brady's first game back from his four-game suspension (New England has a bye in Week 4); $269 for Cowboys-Eagles in Philly in Week 2, DeMarco Murray's first game against his former team; and $119 for the Titans-Buccaneers season opener in Tampa (2 percent lower than a typical Bucs game), the first game for No. 1 and No. 2 overall picks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota.
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