(New York, NY) — The Tom Brady’s exit from New England is having a big effect on NFL ticket prices. Data from ticket search engine site TicketIQ shows how much fans are willing to pay on the secondary market. The Brady-less New England Patriots saw a 39% drop in average cost from 2019, the biggest fall among teams. Conversely, Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers saw a 135% spike in ticket prices.
The Tom Brady effect? Brady’s offseason move has had a substantial impact on both Patriots (📉) and Bucs (📈) ticket sales:https://t.co/0G0ApiTt3s pic.twitter.com/1Eu5OAU1TD
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However, the largest increase goes to the Las Vegas Raiders, who will play their first season in the new city and new stadium. They saw a 527% surge, with the average ticket costing nearly $1100. It is still unknown if there will even be an NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic.