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Lions Receive Extension, Have 2,500 Tickets Left For Sunday

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The Lions sold 2,000 tickets since yesterday's announcement that 4,500 were left. That number is down to 2,500, allowing the Lions to receive a 24-hour extension to reach a sellout.

The new deadline to get rid of all the tickets to lift the blackout is 1 p.m. on Friday. Typically teams don't get extensions unless a sellout is likely, so this is a very good sign that Sunday's game will be televised locally.