Safety issues cost more 400 fans their seats at this years Super Bowl when roughly 1,250 temporary seats in Cowboy Stadium were declared unsafe, according to the National Football League.
Some league employees and their families took a stand and gave up their seats for the fans, making up for 850 of those that were lost. However, close to 400 fans were forced to watch the game on monitors or from standing-room only platforms.
The NFL is giving those fans $2,400, triple the face value of their $800 tickets, as well as free tickets to next year's Super Bowl in Indianapolis.
"We don't want (a refund)," Odett Karam, a Packers fan from California, said before kickoff. "We just want to get into the game. We just want to see the game."
Gerry Grillo, from New Jersey, said he paid $3,000 for a ticket with a face value of $600, so he would lose money even with the refund. The NFL has promised to review this matter.