12:59 PM - January 29, 2014 by MMChrisS
If you thought the high price of a ticket to the Super Bowl was enough to detract you from ever attending, consider this: the NFL is allegedly limiting the mode of transportation to the stadium and charging people for it.
According to Sean Conboy of extramustard.si.com:
|You cannot walk to the Super Bowl this year. It is against NFL policy. You cannot have someone drive you to the Super Bowl and drop you off. Again, against policy. You cannot even take one of New York City’s famous and plentiful taxis. Want to grill some burgers in the parking lot? Against the Law of Goodell. Instead, head inside MetLife Stadium for a $15 kale sandwich.|
While fans can still head to Secaucus Junction Train Station and take the train to MetLife Stadium for less than $5, the limits on tailgating and NFL's obstacles are upsetting several and are likely to catch a few fans off-guard.
Sound Off: Is the NFL making a smart safety move by limiting private traffic flow to a heavily attended event, or is the league simply milking fans for every penny?
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