Jags continue to have problems selling tickets

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  1. Fiddy

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    Colts game could be blacked out in Jacksonville. You think a 3-0 start would help sell tickets but it hasnt...
    http://www.philly.com/mld/dailynews/sports/9806649.htm
     
  2. JustBonee

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    Have heard a lot of grumbling from Jag fans complaining about the continual blackouts. Their stadium is almost as large as Reliant stadium, but the population in that area is nowhere near as large to give the needed support.
     
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    JDizzle I'm a dude

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    Actually,

    The Jags owner, good ol' what's-his-nuts, bought up the remaining tickets ala mattress mac, and gave them away to hurricane volunteer workers. So the game will be televised in Jacksonville this sunday.

    On the "I Care" scale of 1 - 10 I would rate that about a 2, but it's nice to see stuff like that nowdays.
     
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    732,034 live in jacksonville

    attell stadium 73,000 capacity


    I could only explain the current lack of support due to hurricane beaten people, or ****ty fans

    there is 3 florida teams, all pretty close to each other....
     
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    idonno: Maybe they should try the madden trick to increase attendence.
     
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    That's not a large population base really. But, yes, Florida does have the three pro teams to divide their attention.
    With about the same size stadium as Jacksonville, Harris County (Houston) has around 4 ½ MILLION people... not to mention surrounding counties. That's a big difference.
     
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    Yeah, the Jags need 10% of the city's population at the game to sell out....
     
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    Meanwhile the Texans drew thier second biggest crowd ever with over 70,700 at the same exact time the Astros drew over 43,000 for thier season finale.
     
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    Oh the dilemma around Houston yesterday .. which direction to go!. :dancing:
     
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    And the same thing could happen this Sunday. Astros Game 4 is set for Sunday at Minute Maid Park. I just hope it's a night game.
     
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    I see the Jaguars future...perhaps Portland?
     
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    I think they have great fans but they are a very small market city to support a team. That is the only concern.
     
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    I would agree if this was the first season they had this problem.

    With that said, I don't judge a team's fans on how many games they sell out. Some of the best fans in the NFL are the ones who can't afford a ticket.
     

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