Houston Texans Most Expensive, Vikings Cheapest NFL Preseason Tickets
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The 2014 NFL preseason is slowly approaching with the first game kicking off on Aug. 3, in the traditional Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, when the New York Giants face the Buffalo Bills.
Entering the preseason, each team will have big aspirations as they all look to dethrone the Seattle Seahawks as the Super Bowl champion. The preseason will give us a small taste of what we are going to see before the regular season gets underway.
On the secondary market, preseason prices are nowhere near the levels of regular season games, but there can be a big difference in how fans value their favorite team's preseason games. Below are the three most expensive and three least expensive average prices for the 2014 NFL preseason, according to TiqIQ.
Houston Texans The Texans has one of the more intriguing story lines going into the preseason. The team hired a new coach in Bill O'Brien and took Jadeveon Clowney with the number one overall pick in this year's NFL Draft. After having the worst record in the NFL, there is much promise for the Texans, who will have one of the most feared defenses in the league with J.J. Watt, Brian Cushing and the aforementioned Jadeveon Clowney.
Even after the coaching staff named Ryan Fitzpatrick the starting quarterback, there's still plenty of intrigue around Case Keenum and rookie Tom Savage. Preseason games on the Houston Texans schedule include games against the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers at an average price of $132. New York Giants The Giants will be looking to have a better season than last year when the team finished a disappointing 7-9 and third in the NFC East. After having the 28th best offence last year the Giants picked up WR Odell Beckham and RB Andre Williams in the draft along with bringing in a new offensive coordinator. Preseason games should give fans a first peek at what is expected a new look and faster paced offense. Preseason games on the NY Giants schedule include the Hall of Fame Game against Buffalo and home games against the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots at an average price of $124.45. New England Patriots The Patriots won the AFC East title for the 10th time in 11 years this past season but failed to get to the Super Bowl making it 10 years since they've won it all in 2004. The Patriots are looking to improve on their 12-4 season last year with the addition of Darrelle Revis and a healthy Rob Gronkowski.
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