If you don’t yet have a ticket for Sunday’s 2022 home opener for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the New England Patriots, be prepared to fork over some dough.
Tickets for the Steelers-Patriots Week 2 tilt are the third-toughest to get in the NFL this week, according to data from secondary marketplace provider Vidid Seats.
The average ticket price for Sunday afternoon’s game is $265, according to data provided by Vivid Seats. Only the Arizona Cardinals at Las Vegas Raiders and Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears had more robust secondary markets.
The lowest price for two tickets on Vivid Seats as of Saturday at noon was $109. The Steelers are selling standing room only tickets through Ticketmaster for $98 each.
The matchup with the Patriots is sure bring out a crowd even larger than a traditional home opener. The attendance for last season’s home opener against the Las Vegas Raiders was 63,707, 93% of capacity. The Steelers are one of the few teams that announces gate-count attendance and not tickets sold.
The 1-0 Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals in their opener last Sunday. The Patriots lost to the Miami Dolphins on the road last week. The Steelers opened as one-point underdogs.