The AFC East Champion New England Patriots announced on Tuesday that the majority of tickets for the 2012 season will remain the same. Season-ticket holders in the midfield sections of the upper and lower levels will be subject to an increase in 2012.

In making the statement, the organization stated that the majority (84%) of their season ticket prices for the 2012 season will remain the same as last year and unchanged since the last price adjustment in 2008.

Since the opening of Gillette Stadium in 2002, this is the third time the Patriots have raised any ticket prices.

The Patriots season ticket prices for 2012 are listed below:

Lower Level Midfield – $185
Lower Level Sideline – $169
Lower & Mezzanine Levels Corner/End Zone – $117
Upper Level Midfield – $99
Upper Level Sideline – $89
Upper Level Corner (rows 8-26) – $65

In other news, the Tom Brady led Patriots are gearing up for their showdown with the Tim Tebow led Denver Broncos next week in an AFC playoff matchup. You can check out the best deals for Patriots-Broncos tickets with SeatGeek.

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