Preseason football, regular-season prices

4th preseason game provides little drama but costs the same

Originally Published: September 3, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Covering preseason football is all about finding the storylines.

Here's one for you: Why play this game at all?

Charging regular-season ticket prices for the fourth game of the preseason is the biggest boondoggle in professional sports. Check that, charging fans $46 for parking at a preseason game is boondogglier, but that's another story.

Paying good money (as opposed to Monopoly money) to watch Jay Cutler hand off six times before exiting is ...

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