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Notes: Detroit Lions tickets selling at lowest price in NFL on secondary market

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Lions tickets aren’t exactly a hot commodity right now.

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The NFL schedule hasn’t been out for even a week, but that hasn’t stopped people from purchasing tickets on the secondary markets—despite the fact that individual game tickets aren’t even on sale yet. The future of the NFL may be cloudy, but you can’t stop hunger for live football.

That being said, the hunger for Detroit Lions football is clearly a level below the rest. According to TicketIQ, (hat tip to MLive) the price of tickets for Detroit Lions games on the secondary market is significantly lower than any other team in the NFL. Per the website, the average price on the secondary market is just $142 per ticket, $37 less than the next closest team (Bills, $179).

That shouldn’t be all that much of a surprise, considering the Lions have the fourth-worst record over the past two seasons and had the third-worst record in the NFL in 2019.

However, it should be noted that, according to TicketIQ, demand isn’t all that different from last year. The average price of a Lions ticket is down just 2 percent from last season.

Of course, Detroiters have bigger issues than football right now. Still, the minimal price change suggests this is a bigger problem for the Lions franchise. But as they say, “If you build it, they will come.” Time to start building a team worth seeing.

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