Washington hosts the Detroit Lions in a matchup that will impact draft order and not much else. Washington is 1-9 and right behind the Cincinnati Bengals for the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. The Lions are 3-6-1 and starting Jeff Driskel in place of an injured Matthew Stafford for the second straight game.
This is a matchup that has fans of both teams wishing for a speedy conclusion to the season, and secondary market ticket prices are reflecting it. If you go to Ticketmaster to purchase tickets through the league’s official secondary market, you can get tickets for this game for as low as $6.
Washington tickets are relatively inexpensive for most games, but this is particularly low given the state of the two teams. It’s compelling for draft pick purposes, but that is not the kind of game you go to see in person.
Washington’s remaining two home games are vs. the Philadelphia Eagles (December 15) and the New York Giants (December 22). The cheapest ticket for the Eagles game is $49, and that is likely influenced by the proximity of Eagles fans and the fact that Philly is in the thick of the NFC East race. The cheapest ticket for the Giants game is $19. I would not be surprised to see that price go down as the game approaches given where each team is likely to be situated by then.
At least there’s fantasy football and sports betting with Washington. Otherwise, it’s hard to think of a reason to keep watching them this year.