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Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Displaced fan update

By James Walker
ESPN.com

The AFC North blog reconnected Wednesday with Pittsburgh native Dan Powell, who was one of 400 displaced fans who bought tickets but didn't have a seat for Super Bowl XLV. He shared his full story with us here.

Powell said he's been in contact with the NFL, and provided a brief update that the league gave him 30 days to decide between one of two options:
  1. One free ticket to next year's Super Bowl game plus a cash payment of $2,400 (three times the face value of the Super Bowl XLV game ticket held by the individual). The ticket to next year’s Super Bowl game is transferable.
    [OR]
  2. One free ticket to a future Super Bowl game of the fan's choice, including next year's if so desired, plus round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations provided by the NFL. This offer will be personalized in the ticket-holder's name and is not transferable.

Powell is in the process of making up his mind. Which option would you choose?