Detroit Lions Sell Out The Final Preseason Game

Allen Park, Mich.— The Detroit Lions announced this evening that they have reached a sellout for their final home preseason game against the New England Patriots Saturday, August 27 (kickoff set for 8 p.m. ET). By reaching a sellout, the nationally televised CBS broadcast will also air in the local television markets (Metro Detroit, Lansing, Saginaw/Flint and Toledo), including WWJ-TV CBS 62.

Fans still have the opportunity to purchase tickets to Saturday’s game vs. New England. A limited number of tickets returned by the Patriots from their ticket allotment are now available to the general public.

Individual game tickets for all 2011 Detroit Lions’ regular season home games at Ford Field go on sale Wednesday, August 24 at 10 a.m.

Tickets can be purchased on the Internet, over the phone and in person through various Lions and Ticketmaster outlets. To purchase tickets on the Internet, fans can visit either or For phone purchases, the following toll-free number is available for fans to call and purchase tickets: 800.745.3000.

Fans can also purchase tickets for Lions’ regular season games in person at the Ford Field Ticket Office from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and at all Ticketmaster outlets.

For more information on all of the Lions’ ticket options, fans can visit for further details.

• Full Season Plans: Full Season Plans are available now by calling 313.262.2011. There are per game pricing discounts on Full Season Plans compared to other season ticket plans and individual game tickets, along with the priority to purchase existing seat locations for any playoff game.
• Half-Season Plans: Five-game ticket packages start as low as $230 ($46 per game) and are available now by calling 313.262.2011. Half-Season Plan A: New England Patriots (8/27), Kansas City Chiefs (9/18), Atlanta Falcons (10/23), Minnesota Vikings (12/11) and San Diego Chargers (12/24). Half-Season Plan B: New England Patriots (8/27), San Francisco 49ers (10/16), Atlanta Falcons (10/23), Carolina Panthers (11/20) and Minnesota Vikings (12/11).
• “All You Can Eat” Seats: Season tickets start as low at $55 for “All You Can Eat” tickets. “All You Can Eat” seats for individual regular season games are available Wednesday, August 24 and start as low as $65.
• Group Tickets: Discounts are available with the purchase of 15 or more tickets.


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