There are a number of individuals who simply can not attend the game in person, but for whom watching the game adds to the enjoyment of this special holiday. This game has always been about family, community, and coming together, and is spreads the same message as the Thanksgiving holiday itself. To take away the ability of the community to watch the game would definitely diminish the holiday.
The board says they're putting the game on a delay to try and sell more tickets, but the 900 tickets that went unsold last year were standing room only. Send a message to the board that sometimes it's not about the almighty dollar.