Super Bowl 51 Ticket Prices Drop After Cowboys Loss to Packers

January 16, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Dallas Cowboys' last-second defeat to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday resulted in a major loss for the secondary ticket market.
According to ESPN.com's Darren Rovell, the cheapest ticket price for Super Bowl 51 on StubHub was $4,195 before Sunday's game. After a Mason Crosby field goal gave the Packers a 34-31 win, that price dropped to $3,349.
"The threat of the Cowboys playing in a Super Bowl within a four-hour drive of their home stadium was propping up get-in ticket prices to unprecedented levels," said Patrick Ryan, co-founder of ticket distribution company Eventellect.
The Cowboys won the NFC East for the second time in three seasons and were hosting a divisional-round game for the first time since 2007. Led by star rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott, the level of excitement in Dallas had reached borderline unprecedented highs coming into the weekend.
The young Cowboys performed well on the big stage, coming back from a 21-3 deficit to...

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