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Jets lower prices of 12,000 upper tier seats

A general view inside MetLife Stadium during a

A general view inside MetLife Stadium during a game between the San Diego Chargers and the Jets. (Oct. 23, 2011) Photo Credit: AP

The Jets announced Thursday they have lowered the prices of about 12,000 seats in the last 13 rows of the upper deck at MetLife Stadium, primarily in the corner and end zone sections. The seats covered by the reduction had been priced at $105 and $95 and now will cost season-ticket holders $75 or $50, depending on the row.

Neil Glat, the team's recently hired president, said in a news release that the goal is to increase season subscriptions in the upper deck. In recent weeks, Jets salespeople have been calling prospective buyers and alerting them to the availability of upper-deck season tickets, which unlike the Giants do not require the purchase of a personal seat license.

"After we looked at the 300 level, we decided to adjust the price to improve the value for fans, especially season-ticket holders,'' Glat said. "We're confident that these seats would have been sold on a game-by-game basis, but we wanted to ensure that as many seats as possible are sold to season-ticket holders.''

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