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The Detroit Lions' home game against the Cleveland Browns will be blacked out on local TV. Lions spokesman Bill Keenist confirmed Thursday the team did not sell 7,000-plus tickets that were available the previous day. The game featuring two 1-8 teams will not be shown on TV in the Detroit, Lansing, Saginaw-Flint and Toledo, Ohio, markets.
The Detroit Lions announced there are 1,500 tickets remaining for Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. If the Lions don’t sell out by 1 p.m. Thursday, the game will be blacked out on local television. The Lions have had blackouts in six of their last eight games at Ford Ford, includuing their most recent game against the Washington Redskins.
With about 10,000 tickets still remaining at the 1 p.m. Thursday deadline, the game between the Detroit Lions and Washington Redskins did not sell out on time and will be blacked out on local television.
The Detroit Lions announced that Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings has been sold out and the local television blackout has been lifted. The Lions, who had 4,000 tickets remaining Wednesday, were granted a 24-hour extension by the league when they had only 1,700 tickets left at 1 p.m. Thursday.
The NFL granted the Detroit Lions a 24-hour extension to sell out their game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at 1 p.m.
The team announced that there are 1,700 tickets remaining, which would have to be sold by 1 p.m. on Friday.
However, the league will only grant an extension if there’s a strong likelihood the team will sell out.