Tickets for the Bengals' appearance in the 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame Game against Dallas go on sale 11 a.m. Tuesday. Ticket prices at Fawcett Stadium located next to the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, are $47 for end zone seats and $57 for Red Zone sideline seats (end zone to the 20-yard line) and $62 for Green Zone sideline seats (between the 20s). Tickets can be ordered online at Profootballhof.com or by calling 1-800-913-9788 for the Aug. 8 game that has an 8 p.m. start on NBC.
The game falls a day after the enshrinement of the Hall of Fame's Class of 2010 that includes Russ Grimm, Rickey Jackson, Dick LeBeau, Floyd Little, John Randle, Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith. The Enshrinement Ceremony, televised nationally by ESPN and NFL Network, will be held 7 p.m. Aug. 7 in Fawcett Stadium. Sideline seats for the enshrinement are $35.
The Bengals are appearing in their first Hall of Fame Game since 1988, while the Cowboys last appeared in 1999 with a team that included Smith. Smith, who played for the Cowboys from 1990-2002 and the Arizona Cardinals from 2003-04, is the NFL's all-time leading rusher with 18,355 yards, He also scored a record 164 rushing touchdowns, won four NFL rushing titles and gained 1,000 yards in a record 11 straight seasons.
LeBeau, who is being enshrined as a cornerback for the Detroit Lions from 1959-1972, spent 18 seasons coaching in Cincinnati (1980-1991, 1997-2002) including three as the head coach of the Bengals (2000-02). He currently is about to begin his seventh season as an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Steelers.