NFL in the U.S. is big business. The New England Patriots, the leagues second most profitable team, boasts the most expensive ticket in football — $118 on average for general seating — and according to Team Marketing Report, in 2008 it cost a family of four approximately $600 to attend a game at Gillette Stadium. With prices like this, many NFL fans find themselves unable to support their team by attending a game and enjoying the experience of live gridiron action. However, with early planning and savvy thinking, even someone on the smallest of budgets can enjoy at least one live NFL game per year.
1. See a preseason game. Many season ticket holders sell their preseason tickets for almost half of face value on discount ticket sites and Craigslist.
2. Ride with a