Jets top Patriots - in highest average ticket prices

(CBS/AP) NEW YORK - The New York Jets are tops in the NFL — in average ticket prices.

Team Marketing Report released its Fan Cost Index on Thursday, with the Jets having the highest average for non-premium tickets at $117.94. They beat out their AFC East rivals, the New England Patriots, by 10 cents.

The Jets lowered some ticket prices for this year, but the total remains much higher than the league average, which is $78.38 — a 2.5 percent increase from last season. The Chicago Bears had the highest increase in average ticket prices at 9.2 percent, and rank fourth in the NFL at $110.91 per ticket.

The Super Bowl champion Giants are third at $111.69.

The Cleveland Browns have the lowest average per ticket at $54.20.

According to's Darren Rovell, the average cost to buy four regular tickets , two beers, four hot dogs, parking, program and two adult size hats is $443.93, up 3.9 percent from last year.

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