Expect to see plenty of green in the stands Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
According to online ticket search engine SeatGeek, 49 percent of those looking at tickets for Sunday's game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets are from the New York City area. Comparatively, only 12 percent of those searching for tickets since Sunday are from the Buffalo area, while 6 percent are from the Rochester and Syracuse markets.
"With the Bills eliminated from the playoffs and the Jets looking like they would need some help, ticket prices for Sunday's game had dipped down to a median listing price of $61 last week, before the Jets beat the Patriots," Chris Leyden, a content analyst for SeatGeek, wrote in an email to The Buffalo News. "However, the Jets' win has brought a huge increase in demand, and now the median listing price is all the way up to $83, an increase of 36 percent."
A group of Jets fans on Twitter are advertising a "green out" of their hotel, the Residence Inn in Cheektowaga.
Overall, tickets were available as of Wednesday afternoon for as cheap as $39.
This season, the Bills rank 24th in the league when it comes to ticket prices, with an average resale price of $107, according to Leyden. "As a comparison, last year they were 26th, with an overall average resale price of $93."