Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/20/14
The Jacksonville Jaguars tried to increase their tepid attendance last week by offering the chance to get free beverages -- including beer -- with a ticket purchase for Sunday's home game against Indianapolis. The Mothers Against Drunk Driving advocacy group hopes the Jaguars and other NFL franchises don't make this a regular practice with alcoholic beverages. "MADD partners with the NFL to promote a safe fan experience. However, we're concerned that the recent Jaguars promotion may run counter to those efforts," MADD spokesman Anna Duerr told FOX Sports in a Sunday email. "Research indicates that reducing the price of alcohol leads to increased consumption, intoxication and drunk driving. Some states even ban the distribution of free alcoholic beverages as a part of their dedication to responsible serving practices. It's our sincere hope that other teams don't duplicate similar promotions." On their Twitter account last Thursday, the Jaguars announced a three-hour sale in which...
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