The (Variable) Price of Being a Lions Fan

On the field, the Detroit Lions have been wildly unpredictable the last few years.

From mind-numbing personal fouls to exciting offensive performances, Lions fans didn’t often know what they were going to get each week during the Jim Schwartz regime.

Now with Schwartz gone, the Lions are at least going to be variable off the field.

This week, the Lions, amazingly enough, became the first NFL team to go to the popular variable pricing model for tickets. They won’t be the last. The NFL is nothing else if not a copycat . . .

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Currently Founding Editor/Columnist at The Athletic Chicago. Jon was with TMR from 2003-15, including Executive Editor 2008-15.