Schmuck of the Week

Shmuck of the Week

Maybe it wouldn’t be such a big deal if the Broncos had made it to the playoffs…or won more than half their games...or beaten the Chargers (even once) this season. Maybe it wouldn’t be so irksome if the team had made a sympathetic gesture toward loyal fans by keeping ticket prices the same. But that fact that the Broncos were terrible, raised ticket prices for the seventh time in ten years AND are lobbying the state legislature – led by executive vice president of business operations Joe Ellis – to shoot down Senate Bill 24 (the Colorado Fan Act) which would allow season-ticket holders to resell their tickets for a profit makes them look like losers. In fact, it qualifies the Broncs and Ellis as Shmucks of the Week. To see the previous Shmuck, click here.

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Jonathan Shikes is a Denver native who writes about business and beer for Westword.
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