The Bengals' second home game of the 2009 regular season, on Sept. 27 vs. Pittsburgh, was today declared a sellout. With the Bengals playing three of their first five games on the road, the only regular season home game before Oct. 18 for which tickets are available is the Sept. 13 season opener vs. Denver.
"I'm excited to have our first sellout this year on the books," said head coach Marvin Lewis, "and I'm hoping our fans will step up and fill Paul Brown Stadium for Denver as well. Home field advantage is a huge thing in the NFL, and we'll be looking for that large, loud sea of orange and black when we kick off the season against the Broncos."
The Bengals enter the '09 campaign with a franchise-record streak of 44 straight sellouts (regular and postseason). The last game not to sell out was in November 2003. With last season's home finale vs. Kansas City, the Bengals broke a previous record of 43 consecutive sellouts, set between 1988 and 1992.
A sellout for Denver would mean the streak will extend to at least 46.
"We will need good sales through next week, but a sellout is definitely still within range," said Andrew Brown, Bengals ticket sales manager. "Our goal is to keep our streak alive."
Options for purchasing tickets include:
» Calling the Bengals Ticket Hotline at 513-621-TDTD (8383) or 866-621-TDTD.
» Visiting the ticket office at Paul Brown Stadium, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (including Labor Day).
» Using Ticketmaster.com.
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