Patriots-Steelers ticket prices up 24% after Tom Brady cleared to play

Friday September 4th, 2015

Median ticket prices for the Patriots-Steelers opener have gone up 24% since Tom Brady was cleared to play in Week 1.

According to SeatGeek's numbers, the median listing for Thursday's showdown in Foxboro, Mass. went from $384 to its current $475 before and after the announcement that Brady's suspension had been nullified by a federal judge.

The cheapest ticket for the game has risen from $215 to $314. The average resale price is up to $410 from $345 and at $403 overall, which makes it the most expensive Patriots home game of the year, and the fifth most expensive game on the NFL's schedule so far.

The Deflategate ruling has created a ripple effect for all of New England's first four games now that Brady will be running the offense.

The median listing for Week 2's Patriots at Bills game is up to $204 from $186. New England's Week 3 game versus the Jaguars rose from $334 to $352. Patriots at Cowboys in Week 4 hiked up to $508 from $483.

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