A ticket reseller says the Seahawks September showdown with the NFC West division rival 49ers is shaping up to be one of the priciest tickets on the NFL resale market this season. (AP file)

You might also be interested in:
It's tough enough to score a ticket to a Seahawks game without digging deep. But Seattle's highly anticipated matchup with the 49ers at CenturyLink Field is shaping up to be one of the upcoming season's most expensive across the NFL.

Ticket reseller reports the average price on the market for the Sept. 15 showdown is $418 a seat. That makes it the 11th most expensive NFL game in the regular season, Seattle reports.

Seats in the lower level are going for as much as $1,784 on the site. Even a nose-bleed seat in the upper reaches of CenturyLink Field will cost a pretty penny, with tickets going for $195.00 and up.

Prices are even higher on Stub Hub, where a second row seat is selling for over $2,300.

Chalk the high prices up to the huge demand generated by last year's 11-5 team and the expectations for even greater heights this year. The Seahawks announced last month season tickets had sold out for the 2013 season, with a record 98 percent of season ticket holders renewing for the year.

But a few lucky fans still have a shot at getting tickets for face value. The Seahawks will put a limited number of single-game tickets on sale next Monday at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster or by phone at 800-745-3000 (tickets will not be available at the CenturyLink Field box office.)

Follow Josh Kerns, Reporter

share this story:

ATTENTION COMMENTERS: We've changed our comments, but want to keep you in the conversation.
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus
You might also be interested in:

Will we see changes after the Mariners eighth straight loss?

Lloyd McClendon and Jack Zdurincik were discussing options after the Mariners 5-2 loss to the Astros. Will we see changes?

Baldwin hoping for long-term deal with Seahawks

Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin tells "Wyman, Mike and Moore" about his status as a restricted free agent and his desire to reach a long-term deal with Seattle.

Martins' goal lifts Seattle over Chivas 2-1

Obafemi Martins scored in the 81st minute to lift the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 win over Chivas USA on Saturday night.
Copyright © 2014 Bonneville International. All rights reserved.