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Does the Pats raising ticket prices, mean we are losing a home game this yr???

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  1. Sean Pa Patriot

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    #12 Jersey

    Was thinking about it, there has be a rumor, that the Pats and Denver will be playing in edmonton , and that means the Pats lose a home game..

    1 I hope they dont lose a home game for the simple fact, at San Fran , at San Diego, at Seattle, at Oakland, get it 5 games in the west coast, means we wil play at least 1 game and more than likley 2 games in month on the west coast... OUCH

    2 Home field advantage not just in the reg season, but the home field advantage in the playoffs is important ...
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    #24 Jersey

    Re: Does the Pats raising ticket prices , mean we are losing a home game this yr???

    I have no idea but if it happens I'm pissed and it's a hit to our competitive advantage - maybe Sphincter should investigate. It's this kind of thing which will move me away from being an NFL fan within the decade; too much making money and not enough concern about the fans or the product on the field.
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    Re: Does the Pats raising ticket prices , mean we are losing a home game this yr???

    If the Pats decide to play Denver in Edmonton, not only will we be losing a home game, we will essentially be giving Denver more of an advantage travel-wise and they would likely get a larger representation of fans. Bad decision all-around.
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    #24 Jersey

    Re: Does the Pats raising ticket prices , mean we are losing a home game this yr???

    No because they were going to raise ticket prices regardless.
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    #95 Jersey

    Re: Does the Pats raising ticket prices , mean we are losing a home game this yr???

    And it would be the equivalent of a 5th west coast game based on miles traveled....
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    Re: Does the Pats raising ticket prices , mean we are losing a home game this yr???

    I seriously doubt the home team loses a single dollar of revenue for things like game abroad.

    My guess is the NFL actually makes sure they make more $ from the ticket sales abroad than they would have at home as an incentive for them to participate.
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    Re: Does the Pats raising ticket prices , mean we are losing a home game this yr???

    I doubt they are related.

    The Dolphins lost a home game because of London this past season, and the NFL paid them their average single-game revenues or something like that, so its not like the Dolphins lost money on the deal.
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    Re: Does the Pats raising ticket prices , mean we are losing a home game this yr???

    They do lose the home game but I believe they are well compensated for the loss of ticket revenue, so I don't think this relates to the ticket increase. Basically the only ones getting screwed are the fans.
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    #61 Jersey

    Re: Does the Pats raising ticket prices , mean we are losing a home game this yr???

    Even if we did lose the game, season ticket holders wouldn't be refunded. They'd just apply the one-game ticket charge to next year's invoice.
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    #95 Jersey

    Re: Does the Pats raising ticket prices , mean we are losing a home game this yr???

    and the vendors....and the hotels and restaurants and those who depend on Pats games 10 games a year...plus playoffs
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