DETROIT (WWJ) - A pride of Lions fans braved the elements and a Detroit night to be in line when the ticket window opened for the sale of single game tickets.
Individual game tickets for 2011 Detroit Lions’ regular season games at Ford Field went on sale Wednesday, August 24 at 10 a.m..
WWJ Newsradio 950′s Ron Dewey reported people were in line as early as 9 p.m., Tuesday, sleeping under tarps on the sidewalk to make sure they got seats to at the games they wanted, most notably, the Monday Night matchup against the Chicago Bears.
“We gotta support our team!” said one female fan.
“We’re sports fans. We’re big sports fans. We believe in the Lions this year. This is what sports fans do,” said a man. ”I just feel like they’re better this year, a whole lote better. I’m pulling for them at least.”
“I could see them going to the Super Bowl. I could see them go all the way this year,” said another.
The Lions are offereing special ticket prices this season, including upper level seats for $50 and the popular ”All You Can Eat” seats starting at $55.
2011 Lions Regular Season Home Games:
Sun. Sept. 18 – Kansas City Chiefs – 1:00 pm
Mon. Oct. 10 – Chicago Bears – 8:30 pm
Sun. Oct. 16 – San Francisco 49ers – 1:00 pm
Sun. Oct. – Atlanta Falcons – 1:00 pm
Sun. Nov. 20 – Carolina Panthers – 1:00 pm
Thur. Nov. 24 – Green Bay Packers – 12:30 pm
Sun. Dec. 11 – Minnesota Vikings – 1:00 pm
Sat. Dec. 24 – San Diego Chargers – 4:05 pm
For a seating chart and ticket pricing, click here.
You can hear all the games live on 97.1 The Ticket.