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Broncos punter forced to buy $1,800 Super Bowl ticket for his 1-week-old daughter

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Britton Colquitt got a rude surprise leading up to the Super Bowl: He'll have to buy a ticket for his 1-week-old daughter. The Broncos punter found out this week that he was going to have to spend $1,800 to buy a seat for his baby -- a baby that will never use a seat. He explained the situation to the Denver Post.

"There's no age limit to tickets. It's $1800 for our week-old daughter we just had. It's kind of crazy,"

Not having an age bracket for Super Bowl seats is an idea so stupid only the NFL could think it up. Airplanes worked this out a long time ago: If a baby can sit in a parent's lap, then they don't pay. This is just common sense. Again, this is the NFL -- where common sense flies out the window.

Colquitt is paying the money.

"You won't remember, but I'm paying for it. It's not about the money because with the tickets you end up kind of forfeiting your Super Bowl check. It's about the medal I guess and the memories and putting your name in history forever."

Super Bowl seats are at a premium. It's understandable that they need to be sold, but a 1-week-old baby is so far beyond the pale it's ridiculous. Consider this item 1,635,214 in "Be better, NFL."

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