News

Print
RSS

Business community spurs sellout drive, NFL extension to Friday at 4 p.m.

Posted Jan 2, 2014

Off a strong effort from the business community on Thursday, the Bengals enjoyed a big day at the ticket office.

Off a strong effort from the business community on Thursday, the Bengals enjoyed a big day at the ticket office in their effort to sell out Sunday's 1:05 p.m. wild card game presented by Fifth Third Bank at Paul Brown Stadium against the Chargers. No numbers were available, but the Bengals had a big enough push from businesses and public sales that they received an extension from the NFL until 4 p.m. Friday to sell out and lift the deadline for a local TV blackout.

A string of businesses stepped up Thursday and provided tickets to military families through the Armed Forces Ticket Association: Fifth Third, Cincinnati Insurance Company, Cintas, United Dairy Farmers, Liberty Mutual/Safeco, WCPO/Scripps and Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse. The Bengals have an excellent record of converting extensions into sellouts, which would put the game on Cincinnati's Channel 12. Dayton, Ohio's Channel 7, and Lexington, Ky.'s Channel 27.

The Bengals are riding a streak of nine straight PBS wins dating back to last season, the longest such streak since the 1988-89 teams won 12 straight, two in the postseason.

Tickets for Sunday’s game can be purchased online here. Fans also may contact Ticketmaster by phone at 800-745-3000.

Tickets also may be purchased through the Bengals Ticket Hotline at 513-621-8383, or toll-free at 866-621-8383 (TDTD), or in person at the PBS ticket office. The Hotline and the ticket office are open until 7 p.m. Thursday and re-open 9 a.m. Friday.

Countdown to The Draft

weeks - - : days - - : hours - - : minutes - - : seconds - -

Recent Articles

  • New staging for Bengals' Drive for Five

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted 9 hours ago

    Views: 1,018
  • Ten years after

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted 20 hours ago

    Ten years ago, David Pollack headlined the Bengals' star-crossed draft. Now an ESPN college football analyst, he won't do a second take. NFL teams can't afford to play the what if game, either, because the draft is less than two weeks away.

    Views: 8,219
  • Bengals follow through with donation to UC

    Posted Apr 16, 2015

    The Bengals today delivered a check to the University of Cincinnati for $172,617.17, following through on their commitment to make a donation back to UC.

    Views: 4,205
  • 15 years on site

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Apr 15, 2015

    April 15, 2000. First day of Bengals.com. Peter Warrick Day. The last spring at Spinney Field. The first draft of the script for a new century. One guy’s 15 most memorable moments:

    Views: 4,367

Photos