Cleveland Browns announce cuts to ticket prices next season
The Cleveland Browns organization have announced a reduction in tickets prices next season in several sections at FirstEnergy Stadium.
All told, ticket prices will see a 40 percent price-cut heading into next season, per a release from Browns team spokesman Peter John-Baptiste.
“We are incredibly grateful for the passion and support we receive from our fans and felt it was appropriate to adjust our ticket pricing at this time,” the release read, via Pro Football Talk. “We have decreased a significant percentage of ticket prices because it was the right thing to do for our fans.”
While some sections and price structures for tickets will remain the same, 90 percent of the seating in the upper deck will see prices slashed, with some tickets available for between $25-$65 per game.
The Browns have raised ticket prices only once in the past nine years and had their last winning season in 2007.
The Browns are coming off a 1-15 campaign last season that had them flirting with becoming only the second team in NFL history to go 0-16 until a victory over the San Diego Chargers in Week 16.
Things obviously did not go as planned after the Browns reorganized its front office power structure and hired Hue Jackson as head coach ahead of the 2016 season. It seems, though, that Jackson will be provided every opportunity to prove he has the organization headed in the right direction. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft could serve as a nice starting point.
Either way, with the announcement of ticket-price reductions, the Browns are attempting to sympathize with long-suffering fans and provide an affordable option to see the organization’s hoped-for progress in person.