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YANKEE28 : 10/22/2017 11:18 pm
Family has had season tickets since 1948.

I have attended virtually all home games since the early 1960s.

Something took place today I don't every recall happening.

With about 5 minutes left on the gameclock, and any chance at a Giants victory gone, the Seattle fans simply took over the entire stadium.

The chant was very loud and came from every corner of the stadium. SEA followed by others shouting HAWKS. On and on it went. Here we are in our home stadium, and the visiting teams fans have taken over the stadium.

Every Giants fan still at the game had to listen to it.

Every Giants player and coach had to listen to it.

Every Giants Front Office staff and owners had to listen to it.

Though it was 5 minutes on the gameclock, the chants went on for about 15-20 minutes of actual time before the game clock reached zero.

It was embarrassing. It was humbling. It was gut wrenching.

It hurt. It really hurt.
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Unfortunately  
Bubba : 10/23/2017 6:23 am : link
I've had the same experience during my tenure as a Giant's fan. However I have also attended many away games where Giants fans took over the home stadium as well. I specifically recall the playoff win in Tampa a few years back. Welcome to the NFL.
RE: Unfortunately  
section125 : 10/23/2017 6:41 am : link
In comment 13660979 Bubba said:
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I've had the same experience during my tenure as a Giant's fan. However I have also attended many away games where Giants fans took over the home stadium as well. I specifically recall the playoff win in Tampa a few years back. Welcome to the NFL.


Good post. Happens every home game at which the home team is getting beat.
That's what happens when you start 0-5  
NoPeanutz : 10/23/2017 6:56 am : link
With psls. Home fans dump their tickets early in a lost season to try to recoup. There are always enough visitor fans in a place like NYC to fill the place up.
RE: I don't get why people say with a straight face  
LauderdaleMatty : 10/23/2017 7:04 am : link
In comment 13660904 Ten Ton Hammer said:
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that they expect the Maras to not be involved in the football side of things. It's been part of the franchise since the very beginning. You might as well ask them not to sell beer or charge for parking. Both are just as likely to happen as them stepping away from the team.


. Itís called micro management. Plenty of owners donít place a family member in the FO. Since this this franchise has a history of bad things happening when they get involved itís an issue.

But you are a big McAdoo fan. So enjoy this year. Your deserve it
You think it's bad now?  
jlukes : 10/23/2017 7:06 am : link
Just wait until December when the weather is bad.

Those division home games might sound like away games
That phenomenon  
RetroJint : 10/23/2017 7:11 am : link
is replicated throughout the league every time a home team gets handily beat. It happens less in places like Pittsburgh and Philadelphia , but to some degree, it exists there, too.

Large , metropolitan area. There are bound to be 5K fans of teams like the Seahawks, comprised mostly of front-runners , who came on board during their recent run of success. I've sat through it, too. I had Phil Simms night ruined for me by a couple of obnoxious Cowboy fans. There is no remedy , especially now with the online ticket exchanges . It's only gotten worse.

As for Mara, he'd rather have the seat filled by an opposing fan rather than have it remain empty. Parking and concession receipts .
I was there yesterday  
Matt in SGS : 10/23/2017 7:27 am : link
and I'll be there the rest of the season. That said, so many things are different now compared to 25-30 years ago that make it more of the norm to see other fans in the stands.

I personally still have my own rule that I don't sell my seats to opposing fans. Even if it costs me money, because I'm a bad businessman, but to me I can't do it. And I used to get pissed at other fans that did so. However, the PSLs changed things. There are finances at play here and many fans want to get their money back. Generally speaking, you do so by marking up the tix for opposing fans. I get it. Of course, in a bad season, everyone is dumping their tix, so the market is flooded and you are selling for 20 cents on the dollar. But still, you are making a dent.

I've also said this before on BBI. Since the new Stadium opened, I have not had the same group of people sitting in front or behind me. Since 2010. In the old Giants Stadium, since I started going in 1987, it was the same group of guys, week in and week out. They were all there since 1976. My uncle and cousin, who had tickets since the 50s, were there at the start in 1976 too. Once the PSLs came into play, that was gone.

And with technology, it's so much easier to sell and buy tickets. You have stubhub, the NFL ticket exchange, etc. It used to be that you had to know a guy, or look for the guys on Route 17 holding up "I need tickets" signs. That stuff is long gone. I'd suspect if that was around in the 1980s, we'd see more fans from other teams. But since that wasn't around in the 1980s, you would see more empty seats than now.

All in all, it is what it is. The other team fans will take over the stadium late. I'm curious to see what happens in the Rams game since their fans don't give a shit either.
RE: That phenomenon  
Mdgiantsfan : 10/23/2017 7:35 am : link
In comment 13660993 RetroJint said:
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is replicated throughout the league every time a home team gets handily beat. It happens less in places like Pittsburgh and Philadelphia , but to some degree, it exists there, too.

Large , metropolitan area. There are bound to be 5K fans of teams like the Seahawks, comprised mostly of front-runners , who came on board during their recent run of success. I've sat through it, too. I had Phil Simms night ruined for me by a couple of obnoxious Cowboy fans. There is no remedy , especially now with the online ticket exchanges . It's only gotten worse.

As for Mara, he'd rather have the seat filled by an opposing fan rather than have it remain empty. Parking and concession receipts .

Spot on! With Ticket Exchange, Stubhub and similar sites getting tickets has never been easier. I went to Tampa this year and it was more like a home game. They had to play music over the loud speaker to drown out the Big Blue chants. And that was for an 0-4 team.
Thatís not true  
Essex : 10/23/2017 7:59 am : link
the Steelers virtually took over our stadium in 2004 (in Eliís first truly good game) and at the end of the 2012 game there were a lot of Steeler fans waving those dumb towels. I am going to hate to see what the Dallas and Philly home games will look like.
Watching the Giant players look around at the end  
Rock Solid : 10/23/2017 8:08 am : link
There were three of us in our section at the end. We watched the Giant players look around the stadium as the Sea---Hawk chant just echoed through our home field. They were respectful where I was sitting and all seemed to come together to enjoy their dismantling of our Giants. They just waited and waited until we went three and out on the first drive of the second half. They let us have our first half illusion with our D playing lights out until they were spent. You knew it was coming, just how long could we hold them off. We looked at each other and I asked " did you buy the hype " they other guy smiled and said " hook line and sinker". We were upset that we just did not see it coming. Stuck with PSL's is so different then dedicated fans having season tickets passed down through generations. Those days are long gone. It's not that we lost, it's that we did not field a competitive team. Should have gone home at halftime !!!
RE: That's what happens when you start 0-5  
EricJ : 10/23/2017 8:10 am : link
In comment 13660987 NoPeanutz said:
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With psls. Home fans dump their tickets early in a lost season to try to recoup. There are always enough visitor fans in a place like NYC to fill the place up.


Absolutely... I sold my tickets. The PSL price was ridiculous but I paid it. There will be games or years like this when it just makes more sense to sell some of the games and do something else with your Sunday.

to the other poster who said the people who sold the tickers are "part of the problem". No... the problem is still the team. The problem is also that there are millions of Giants' fans in the area who also did not step up to buy the tickets. The opposing teams' fans (although fewer in number) wanted to go and were willing to pay.
RE: RE: That's what happens when you start 0-5  
NoPeanutz : 10/23/2017 8:35 am : link
In comment 13661029 EricJ said:
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With psls. Home fans dump their tickets early in a lost season to try to recoup. There are always enough visitor fans in a place like NYC to fill the place up.




Absolutely... I sold my tickets. The PSL price was ridiculous but I paid it. There will be games or years like this when it just makes more sense to sell some of the games and do something else with your Sunday.

to the other poster who said the people who sold the tickers are "part of the problem". No... the problem is still the team. The problem is also that there are millions of Giants' fans in the area who also did not step up to buy the tickets. The opposing teams' fans (although fewer in number) wanted to go and were willing to pay.

When the owner takes his fan base for granted, and treats them like a cash machine, fans cannot be faulted for treating their psl like an asset, just as they were marketed.
The owners wanted that kind of ownership experience, and that's what they got.
Seattle fan base is loyal and spirited  
mdc1 : 10/23/2017 8:37 am : link
..visited Seattle weeks back and went by the stadium and it was the loudest venue outside of college football I have heard. And this team was at our level, but they knew it would be resolved soon. Not so for us.

Presently our woes are unfortunately due to an organization that does not promote excellence and accountability from the ownership down. Something tells me that Wellington would have resolved this years ago if still around. What is really very unfortunate is that our ownership is living in old thinking in that the previous strategies are no longer relevant for a new era in which college players of which many are coming out ready to play except for the guys we pick or do not develop. Instead of getting the fanbase to buy in to developing for the new era and the sacrifices, we rearrange the deck chairs and remodel the kitchen with the same inferior product. I guess the owners have protection with those PSLs but that game will only play for a while as the NFL attendance continues its decline. They are already only 2/3 of attendance on a good day compared to a decent college team. The NFL is becoming silly in general from the pregame shows, to the social welfare, to the kneeling, social justice promotion schemes, pink cleats, et al. It is no longer a game for die hard football fans, and may be just preparing for a new age of fans that will accept team colors and a plate of shit effort on field and accept it.
It was gut wrenching? It really hurt?  
Mr. Bungle : 10/23/2017 8:40 am : link
Good lord...
RE: Seattle fan base is loyal and spirited  
EricJ : 10/23/2017 8:41 am : link
In comment 13661053 mdc1 said:
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The NFL is becoming silly in general from the pregame shows, to the social welfare, to the kneeling, social justice promotion schemes, pink cleats, et al. It is no longer a game for die hard football fans, and may be just preparing for a new age of fans that will accept team colors and a plate of shit effort on field and accept it.


I agree with most of what you said until this part. Not sure if you can really put it all on the NFL. The TV Networks on the pregame shows. The NFL creates the environment which allows the kneeling and other bullshit to occur.
RE: Be more concerned  
Scyber : 10/23/2017 8:45 am : link
In comment 13660944 djstat said:
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If that happens when the team is playing well. Selling tickets opens the flood gates for visiting fans. If you sell your seats to reap the profit you are part of the problem.


Trust me....no one was reaping a profit from yesterdays game. I couldn't even sell my tickets for 50% of face value.
RE: RE: Seattle fan base is loyal and spirited  
mdc1 : 10/23/2017 8:49 am : link
In comment 13661057 EricJ said:
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The NFL is becoming silly in general from the pregame shows, to the social welfare, to the kneeling, social justice promotion schemes, pink cleats, et al. It is no longer a game for die hard football fans, and may be just preparing for a new age of fans that will accept team colors and a plate of shit effort on field and accept it.



I agree with most of what you said until this part. Not sure if you can really put it all on the NFL. The TV Networks on the pregame shows. The NFL creates the environment which allows the kneeling and other bullshit to occur.


Probably right. advertisers, governments, states, media companies, soros orgs pay NFL like a bunch of lobbyists and the want something back and that is what you get. I knew something was going south years ago when you see the fox pregame crew doing comedy, wearing suits on a makeshift football field and lastly the one that did it for me, Bob Costas and Keith Olberman lecturing americans on guns while watching a football game. That told me that the NFL was being used as a political propaganda tool.
I feel sorry for you guys with season tickets that are toughing it out  
Britt in VA : 10/23/2017 8:49 am : link
it was over before it began.
This may make me sound like a bad fan  
aimrocky : 10/23/2017 8:52 am : link
I'm not upset that the away fans overran the stadium. This coaching staff is in over it's head, and front office had too many years of poor roster construction. I'm hoping the bottom falls out, forcing change. I was at the stadium yesterday as well, and left with about 5 minutes left in the 4th quarter.

I've completely focused my attention on the draft picks now. I had a chance to watch a good portion of UCLA on Saturday and Rosen looks legit. I still think Darnold is fine, and the turnovers are part of learning curve, but this trend can't go unnoticed.

I'll still have a hard time rooting against them during the game, but I found myself completely satisfied with a loss yesterday. I want that chance to get our future QB.
RE: RE: RE: Seattle fan base is loyal and spirited  
jcn56 : 10/23/2017 8:54 am : link
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The NFL is becoming silly in general from the pregame shows, to the social welfare, to the kneeling, social justice promotion schemes, pink cleats, et al. It is no longer a game for die hard football fans, and may be just preparing for a new age of fans that will accept team colors and a plate of shit effort on field and accept it.



I agree with most of what you said until this part. Not sure if you can really put it all on the NFL. The TV Networks on the pregame shows. The NFL creates the environment which allows the kneeling and other bullshit to occur.



Probably right. advertisers, governments, states, media companies, soros orgs pay NFL like a bunch of lobbyists and the want something back and that is what you get. I knew something was going south years ago when you see the fox pregame crew doing comedy, wearing suits on a makeshift football field and lastly the one that did it for me, Bob Costas and Keith Olberman lecturing americans on guns while watching a football game. That told me that the NFL was being used as a political propaganda tool.


Wait, we have a live one here. Soros? Do you also believe the NFL owns a weather control machine?
RE: RE: I don't get why people say with a straight face  
Ten Ton Hammer : 10/23/2017 9:08 am : link
In comment 13660990 LauderdaleMatty said:
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that they expect the Maras to not be involved in the football side of things. It's been part of the franchise since the very beginning. You might as well ask them not to sell beer or charge for parking. Both are just as likely to happen as them stepping away from the team.



. Itís called micro management. Plenty of owners donít place a family member in the FO. Since this this franchise has a history of bad things happening when they get involved itís an issue.

But you are a big McAdoo fan. So enjoy this year. Your deserve it


You're unhinged. Take a chill pill.
RE: meh...  
djm : 10/23/2017 9:42 am : link
In comment 13660903 SHO'NUFF said:
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fucking bandwagon fans circa 2005-ish


Not really. Say what you want about Seattle fans but they are loyal. It's always been tough to play in their stadium going all the way back to the 80s when they weren't any good.
RE: Thatís what it  
Gmen8691 : 10/23/2017 9:44 am : link
In comment 13660883 Reb8thVA said:
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Sounding like on TV. It sounded like an away game.


I sit in section 137. There were about 10 hawk fans around and they lead this chant pretty much the entire game. Its pathetic what our team looks like. It is embarrassing.
I assume a lot of fans  
blueblood : 10/23/2017 9:48 am : link
sold their tickets online
That happens because Giants fans are too tolerant  
Ivan15 : 10/23/2017 9:52 am : link
And probably donít consume enough at the game.

Seattle fans wouldnít get away with that in Washington, Philly, even New England.
RE: That happens because Giants fans are too tolerant  
Kyle in NY : 10/23/2017 9:58 am : link
In comment 13661198 Ivan15 said:
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And probably donít consume enough at the game.

Seattle fans wouldnít get away with that in Washington, Philly, even New England.


Yeah! We should get drunker and get in more fights in the stands, that'd be great!

Ridiculous post.
RE: RE: That happens because Giants fans are too tolerant  
Greg from LI : 10/23/2017 10:02 am : link
In comment 13661212 Kyle in NY said:
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Yeah! We should get drunker and get in more fights in the stands, that'd be great!


You the best, arrrrrrrround, and nothin's ever gonna keep you down!
Hahaha!  
Kyle in NY : 10/23/2017 10:04 am : link
Oh I'm sorry, I thought this was America!
RE: RE: That happens because Giants fans are too tolerant  
bradshaw44 : 10/23/2017 10:12 am : link
In comment 13661212 Kyle in NY said:
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And probably donít consume enough at the game.

Seattle fans wouldnít get away with that in Washington, Philly, even New England.



Yeah! We should get drunker and get in more fights in the stands, that'd be great!

Ridiculous post.


Seattle fans would definitely get away with it In Washington. I was at the Christmas night game In 2009. It was literally like being in Giants Stadium. Even skins fans were chanting letís go Giants. Of course that was about the only good game in 2009
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giant24 : 10/23/2017 10:31 am : link
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The NFL is becoming silly in general from the pregame shows, to the social welfare, to the kneeling, social justice promotion schemes, pink cleats, et al. It is no longer a game for die hard football fans, and may be just preparing for a new age of fans that will accept team colors and a plate of shit effort on field and accept it.



I agree with most of what you said until this part. Not sure if you can really put it all on the NFL. The TV Networks on the pregame shows. The NFL creates the environment which allows the kneeling and other bullshit to occur.



Probably right. advertisers, governments, states, media companies, soros orgs pay NFL like a bunch of lobbyists and the want something back and that is what you get. I knew something was going south years ago when you see the fox pregame crew doing comedy, wearing suits on a makeshift football field and lastly the one that did it for me, Bob Costas and Keith Olberman lecturing americans on guns while watching a football game. That told me that the NFL was being used as a political propaganda tool.



Wait, we have a live one here. Soros? Do you also believe the NFL owns a weather control machine?


Referring to the NFL players association donating to groups bankrolled by Soros.
NFL playersí union teamed up with Soros to fund leftist advocacy groups - ( New Window )
This isn't a uniquely Giants problem  
Mike from Ohio : 10/23/2017 10:35 am : link
It is what happens when you charge fans large PSL fees and then put a below-average product on the field. When the Giants are good and playing a bad team, our fans take over other team's stadiums. This year we are the bad team, and other team's fans who live in NY will soak up cheap tickets to watch their team get an easy win.

I hope when Mara hears things like that he is not sitting up in his box cursing disloyal fans, the GM, the coach or injuries. I hope he is honest enough with himself to realize it is exactly what he has built through his half measures with the stadium, PSLs and retaining everyone but Coughlin.
RE: Get ready for the home games  
njm : 10/23/2017 10:58 am : link
In comment 13660926 Route 9 said:
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vs Dallas ...and even worse vs Philly.

The Philadelphia Eagle fans will come to that game in the bus loads ( now especially that they are doing good and that the Giants suck) and will fill that stadium with Eagles chants. This was nothing.

The Seahawks fans are supposedly across the country. What is going to happen when the best team in the NFC, especially a division rival, is going to come from less than 100 miles away? A lot live in the same state.


It only gets worse if fans sell their tickets.

BTW, I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of opponents fans buying tickets, including Seattle fans, come in from out of town. It can be an attractive weekend or week to visit NYC and catch a game at the same time.
The Washington Times?  
Face Pepler : 10/23/2017 11:01 am : link
Good job making this a political thread!
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bradshaw44 : 10/23/2017 11:02 am : link
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vs Dallas ...and even worse vs Philly.

The Philadelphia Eagle fans will come to that game in the bus loads ( now especially that they are doing good and that the Giants suck) and will fill that stadium with Eagles chants. This was nothing.

The Seahawks fans are supposedly across the country. What is going to happen when the best team in the NFC, especially a division rival, is going to come from less than 100 miles away? A lot live in the same state.



It only gets worse if fans sell their tickets.

BTW, I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of opponents fans buying tickets, including Seattle fans, come in from out of town. It can be an attractive weekend or week to visit NYC and catch a game at the same time.


Especially when they can get the tickets for less then face value.
RE: hopefully  
Jersey55 : 10/23/2017 11:13 am : link
In comment 13660888 MookGiants said:
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Mara noticed. This only happens because of terrible roster management by Reese. He needs to go like now
years ago it took the fans not showing up for games and those that did show up walked for Mara to take notice, the fans also screamed "goodby Allie" and got Allie Sherman fired as head coach, so it can happen if the fans get behind it....
Wait until the Giants play the division  
TommytheElephant : 10/23/2017 11:55 am : link
I don't know if I could mentally take sitting amongst Eagles, Cowboys, and Redskins fans as we are getting skullfucked an they are fighting for playoff berth and/or seeding.

FML
PSL Karma  
arniefez : 10/23/2017 11:57 am : link
is a bitch.
I have three more home games to attend this season  
djm : 10/23/2017 11:59 am : link
I am going to get fucking shit faced at each one. What choice do I have...
RE: I have three more home games to attend this season  
bradshaw44 : 10/23/2017 12:03 pm : link
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I am going to get fucking shit faced at each one. What choice do I have...


Please BYOB and do it in the parking lot before the game. Donít give the organization or the league one more single solitary dollar for this pathetic excuse of team or season.
RE: RE: I have three more home games to attend this season  
djm : 10/23/2017 12:08 pm : link
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I am going to get fucking shit faced at each one. What choice do I have...



Please BYOB and do it in the parking lot before the game. Donít give the organization or the league one more single solitary dollar for this pathetic excuse of team or season.


Not my first rodeo. I can honestly count on one hand how many beers I have purchases in the new shitty stadium. I load up in the parking lot and sober up (literally and emotionally) during the shitty game. Everything is shitty except the tailgate. The tailgate is great.
RE: RE: RE: Get ready for the home games  
EricJ : 10/23/2017 12:08 pm : link
In comment 13661373 bradshaw44 said:
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BTW, I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of opponents fans buying tickets, including Seattle fans, come in from out of town. It can be an attractive weekend or week to visit NYC and catch a game at the same time.



Especially when they can get the tickets for less then face value.


If the tix are available for less than face value then there are not enough Giants' fans willing to pay face value to go to a Giants game ... so what does this really say about our fan base or the team? A lot of people over the years have chimed in on threads like this deamonizing fans who sell their seats but watched from home instead of competing to buy those available seats.

Fact, before the new stadium and the PSLs there was about a 20 year waiting list for season tickets. Today, you can get season seats if you want them. The PSLs are available for sale. I have considered testing the waters on the sale of my PSLs to ticket brokers. For the right price and for all of the reasons mentioned in countless other threads here, I would consider it.
RE: RE: RE: I have three more home games to attend this season  
EricJ : 10/23/2017 12:10 pm : link
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Not my first rodeo. I can honestly count on one hand how many beers I have purchases in the new shitty stadium. I load up in the parking lot and sober up (literally and emotionally) during the shitty game. Everything is shitty except the tailgate. The tailgate is great.


Ha! I do the very same thing. Load up in the parking lot to the point where you are so numb that you don't care who wins. Makes the disappointment of the loss hurt less.
RE: That happens because Giants fans are too tolerant  
Route 9 : 10/23/2017 12:43 pm : link
In comment 13661198 Ivan15 said:
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And probably donít consume enough at the game.

Seattle fans wouldnít get away with that in Washington, Philly, even New England.


Well, uh, who would want to go to Philly? New England wouldn't happen because well, their own fans are going to the games wanting to see them win with Tom Brady nearly every time they play there.

So their stadium "being taken" over by fans of another team isn't likely to happen in the Brady/ Belichick era.
Yankee28...and any others who went yesterday?  
Rover : 10/23/2017 12:55 pm : link
1) % of Seahawk fans?
2) How did it compare to when New England, Miami, Pittsburgh, GB, Was, Baltimore, Dallas, Philly, SF, Oakland are in town?
RE: RE: That happens because Giants fans are too tolerant  
Rover : 10/23/2017 12:57 pm : link
In comment 13661582 Route 9 said:
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And probably donít consume enough at the game.

Seattle fans wouldnít get away with that in Washington, Philly, even New England.



Well, uh, who would want to go to Philly? New England wouldn't happen because well, their own fans are going to the games wanting to see them win with Tom Brady nearly every time they play there.

So their stadium "being taken" over by fans of another team isn't likely to happen in the Brady/ Belichick era.

Philly has the same problem when they stink, remember all thge "Cruuuz" chants last season?
RE: Yankee28...and any others who went yesterday?  
aimrocky : 10/23/2017 1:06 pm : link
In comment 13661605 Rover said:
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1) % of Seahawk fans?
2) How did it compare to when New England, Miami, Pittsburgh, GB, Was, Baltimore, Dallas, Philly, SF, Oakland are in town?


Seahawks probably have the biggest turnout for any away team outside of the division opponents. The only other team that I've seen who compares are the Bills (I've been a season ticket holder since MetLife opened).

The % of fans wasn't high, maybe 20%. I think what really made them stand out was that the Giant fans started clearing out at the 10 minute mark of the 4th quarter. Most Giant fans around me (sec. 149) were apathetic to a loss. Emotions ran pretty low and once beer stopped being served and the Giants looked defeated, the stadium emptied out.

I'm sure the rest of the home games will have the same feeling with less fans actually showing up. The group of season ticket holders next to me just didn't show up at all. They didn't sell their tickets, didn't give them away, the seats just went unused. I bet we see that happening even more as the season gets on and the weather gets colder.
It must have felt like  
Doomster : 10/23/2017 2:10 pm : link
the Csonka fumble......
RE: RE: Yankee28...and any others who went yesterday?  
BillKo : 10/23/2017 2:13 pm : link
In comment 13661625 aimrocky said:
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1) % of Seahawk fans?
2) How did it compare to when New England, Miami, Pittsburgh, GB, Was, Baltimore, Dallas, Philly, SF, Oakland are in town?



Seahawks probably have the biggest turnout for any away team outside of the division opponents. The only other team that I've seen who compares are the Bills (I've been a season ticket holder since MetLife opened).

The % of fans wasn't high, maybe 20%. I think what really made them stand out was that the Giant fans started clearing out at the 10 minute mark of the 4th quarter. Most Giant fans around me (sec. 149) were apathetic to a loss. Emotions ran pretty low and once beer stopped being served and the Giants looked defeated, the stadium emptied out.

I'm sure the rest of the home games will have the same feeling with less fans actually showing up. The group of season ticket holders next to me just didn't show up at all. They didn't sell their tickets, didn't give them away, the seats just went unused. I bet we see that happening even more as the season gets on and the weather gets colder.


I'm in section 126...saw a lot of lime green in the stadium, it was very noticeable. And yes, after the flea flicker TD it started to clear out, and of course Seattle fans stuck around.

This is the age of selling tickets online so easily...you don't produce, you're going to have in influx of the opposition crowd.

It's prevalent even when your team is doing well.....
RE: RE: RE: RE: I have three more home games to attend this season  
bradshaw44 : 10/23/2017 2:14 pm : link
In comment 13661526 EricJ said:
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Not my first rodeo. I can honestly count on one hand how many beers I have purchases in the new shitty stadium. I load up in the parking lot and sober up (literally and emotionally) during the shitty game. Everything is shitty except the tailgate. The tailgate is great.



Ha! I do the very same thing. Load up in the parking lot to the point where you are so numb that you don't care who wins. Makes the disappointment of the loss hurt less.


Thank you, both!
RE: Yankee28...and any others who went yesterday?  
Giants86 : 10/23/2017 4:30 pm : link
In comment 13661605 Rover said:
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1) % of Seahawk fans?
2) How did it compare to when New England, Miami, Pittsburgh, GB, Was, Baltimore, Dallas, Philly, SF, Oakland are in town?



There were a decent amount of Seahawks fans there, but nowhere near the amount of Cowboy fans who show up.
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