With tickets for those games available starting Monday morning, the teams are trying to make sure that advantage is as big as possible by limiting sales to buyers from certain regions.
According to the Seahawks' website, tickets for the
As you may have noticed, CA was not mentioned in that list.
Similarly, the Broncos' website says that tickets for the
In other words, no Patriots fans allowed.
This isn't the first time teams have tried such a tactic, and there are ways around it for fans of the teams involved who live outside the designated area. Of course, they might have to be pretty crafty about it and be willing to spend more than a little extra money to do so.
"It's pretty sad," David Fucillo, founder of the NinersNationfan group, told KTVU-TV. "There was no need to do this. It adds another distraction."