Thousands of tickets still available for Packers-49ers game, raising risk of local blackout

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: January 1, 2014 - 5:32 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. — It seems unthinkable that Lambeau Field wouldn't sell out for a Packers playoff game. Yet thousands of tickets are still available for Sunday's wild-card game against the 49ers.

  • 64
  • Comments

  • Results per page:
gargoyle999Jan. 1, 1410:50 AM

I'm a Cheesehead living in queenland, but another reason there are still tickets is there is no way they are going to win. Sorry Pack, get em next season!

24
18
gdkxzyJan. 1, 1410:55 AM

What is this I hear about Packer fans not being fair weather? Yea right.

77
13
freedubayJan. 1, 1410:55 AM

Come on, Sunny and a high of 9. Who wouldn't want to watch a game outside in the depths of winter?

54
2
ddellwoJan. 1, 1411:14 AM

The Packers will sell the game out and be beaten handily by the 49'ers! There wasn't one team in the NFC North that was playoff worthy this year -- the Packer's banner for this season should be marked with an asterisk!

35
13
meheuringJan. 1, 1411:26 AM

This happened before, in 1982, and for the same reason -- there was confusion about whether the team would make the playoffs, so the season ticket holders didn't get sent ticket offers in time. I suspect the game will sell out, though.

25
4
kleindropperJan. 1, 1411:31 AM

I think the NFL may have reached it's limits on what people are willing to spend on a game, especially with the nice big hi def TVs in everybody's living rooms these days. I've noticed extremely empty stadiums in places like Washington, Pittsburgh, and Miami. That being said, this is quite a shattering of the Packer fan mystique. Are they going to have to start rotating games into Milwaukee again?

46
5
nimrod888Jan. 1, 1411:32 AM

How does this effect us here in Minnesota? Whether blacked out or not, everyone in Minnesota will be able to watch the game if they so choose, right in the nice toasty comfort of their own home, on their big screen TV, with surround sound. This probably is the same thinking many Packer fans have, the experience at home now days for an NFL game is almost better than attending the game and dropping hundreds of dollars to attend.

31
2
jocksterJan. 1, 1411:42 AM

Packers will win and subsequently reach the Super Bowl. Then Rodgers will outduel Manning in a tremendous Super Bowl.(3l-27)

17
54
olneymacJan. 1, 1411:42 AM

Maybe Vikings fans should buy them up and attend the game, they can start getting used to the cold weather for the next 2 season while the Taj-Ma-Ziggy is being built.

36
16
emilyjoJan. 1, 1411:43 AM

I heard this morning on Mike and Mike that the average ticket price was around $340??? Yikes! That might have something to do with it.

57
3

Comment on this story   |  

ADVERTISEMENT

St. Louis - WP: L. Lynn 4 FINAL
Washington - LP: J. Zimmermann 3
Toronto - WP: M. Buehrle 5 FINAL
Cleveland - LP: C. Kluber 0
LA Angels - LP: C. Wilson 2 FINAL
Detroit - WP: M. Scherzer 5
Baltimore - LP: B. Norris 2 FINAL
Boston - WP: J. Tazawa 4
Minnesota - LP: K. Correia 4 FINAL
Kansas City - WP: B. Chen 5
Cincinnati - LP: T. Cingrani 4 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: E. Jackson 8
Houston - LP: C. Qualls 3 FINAL
Oakland - WP: D. Otero 4
Milwaukee - WP: J. Henderson 8 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: J. Grilli 7
Atlanta - WP: E. Santana 7 FINAL
NY Mets - LP: B. Colon 5
NY Yankees - LP: I. Nova 1 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: C. Archer 16
Seattle - LP: R. Elias 0 FINAL
Miami - WP: H. Alvarez 7
Chicago WSox - LP: J. Quintana 3 FINAL
Texas - WP: C. Lewis 6
Philadelphia - LP: K. Kendrick 1 FINAL
Colorado - WP: J. Lyles 3
Arizona - LP: M. Bolsinger 6 FINAL
Los Angeles - WP: D. Haren 8
San Francisco - LP: T. Hudson 1 FINAL
San Diego - WP: E. Stults 3
Brooklyn 94 FINAL
Toronto 87
Golden State 109 FINAL
LA Clippers 105
Atlanta 101 FINAL
Indiana 93
Memphis 86 FINAL
Oklahoma City 100
Chicago 3 FINAL(OT)
St. Louis 4
Columbus 4 FINAL(OT)
Pittsburgh 3
Minnesota 2 FINAL
Colorado 4
Houston 0 FINAL
Philadelphia 0
New England 1 FINAL
Chicago 1
San Jose 0 FINAL
Colorado 0
Los Angeles 2 FINAL
Vancouver FC 2
D.C. 1 FINAL
Columbus 1
Toronto FC 1 FINAL
FC Dallas 2
Montreal 0 FINAL
Sporting Kansas City 4
Portland 0 FINAL
Real Salt Lake 1
Seattle 2 FINAL
Chivas USA 1
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2013 preseason     
Aug 9 - vs. Houston 7 pmX27-13
Aug 16 - at Buffalo 6 pmX20-16
Aug 25 - at San Francisco 7 pmX34-14
Aug 29 - vs. Tennessee 7 pmX24-23
2013 regular season     
Sep 8 - at Detroit NoonX34-24
Sep 15 - at Chicago NoonX31-30
Sep 22 - vs. Cleveland NoonX31-27
Sep 29 - vs. Pittsburgh (in London) NoonX34-27
Oct 6 - Bye
Oct 13 - vs. Carolina NoonX35-10
Oct 21 - at. NY Giants 7:40 pmX23-7
Oct 27 - vs. Green Bay 7:30 pmX44-31
Nov 3 - at Dallas NoonX27-23
Nov 7 - vs. Washington 7:25 pmX34-27
Nov 17 - at Seattle 3:25 pmX41-20
Nov. 24 - at Green Bay Noon26-26
Dec 1 - vs. Chicago NoonX23-20
Dec 8 - at Baltimore NoonX29-26
Dec 15 - vs. Philadelphia NoonX48-30
Dec 22 - at Cincinnati NoonX42-14
Dec 29 - vs. Detroit NoonX14-13

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: Which quarterback is best in the NFL draft?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT