Tuesday, September 24, 2019
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS KEEP ARROWHEAD PACKED AMID NFL EMPTY STADIUM TREND: WILL FANBOY LOYALTY LAST?!?
The American Conservative right wing still celebrates the serious decline of NFL crowds . . .
A recent Rush Limbaugh column is a perfect exemplar:
Why NFL Stadiums Are Full of Empty Seats
HOWEVER, it should be noted that Arrowhead enjoyed a capacity crowd and counted Sunday attendance at 73,390 -- 96% of capacity. That's impressive but the Chiefs are undefeated and have the best quarterback in the league.
If the team should falter even a bit, there remains a big question of local fans will endure the maxed out pricing which includes 60 bucks for parking.
Remember that the Royals were playing to big crowds less than two years ago but now the team is giving away tickets and only 1/3rd of their stadium was filled this year.
And so . . .
As Kansas City considers spending big bucks on a downtown facility . . . The great empty stadium debate deserves consideration before KCMO taxpayers put their cash on the line.
Developing . . .