Sport Packers wild-card tickets sold out, keeping alive 58-year streak

18:35  08 january  2017
18:35  08 january  2017 Source:   Sporting News

Packers offering fans free hot chocolate as Lambeau Field isn't sold out for Sunday

  Packers offering fans free hot chocolate as Lambeau Field isn't sold out for Sunday That's one way to create a home-field advantage.In the NFL playoffs, even the slightest advantage can mean the difference between continuing your quest for a Super Bowl and heading home earlier than you wanted. So with the Packers set to host the Giants on Sunday, the powers that be in Green Bay are doing everything they can to make sure Lambeau Field is a packed house — and that the fans are warmed up and ready to roar.

— Green Bay Packers (@ packers ) January 7, 2017. Packers officials noted NFL’s local blackout rule has been suspended this season, which means the game will be broadcast nationally and throughout Wisconsin, regardless of whether or not the game is sold out . Packers officials: Limited number of tickets remain available for Wild Card playoff game at Lambeau.

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If you're aPackers fan and thought you could just walk up to the box office and get a ticket for today's NFC wild-card playoff game against the Giants, you're out of luck.

Lambeau Field © (Getty Images) Lambeau Field

The Packers announced late Saturday they had sold out the game at Lambeau Field. Stories surfaced Friday thattickets were still available through the team and resale sites.

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That surprised some observers, given the Packers have sold out every game at Lambeau Field since November 1959.

Fans going today can expect frigid temperatures (a high of 15 degrees), but Green Bayfans haveseen worse. Free hot chocolate will be available at concession stands throughout the stadium, and the team issued this helpful advice on its website: "Learn the signs of frostbiteand seek medical attention immediately if you notice grayish, white or yellowed skin, pain or numbness, or waxy skin."

Packers WR Jordy Nelson still isn't breathing normally due to rib injury .
Nelson still hopes to return next week if the Packers advance.The Green Bay Packers will be without their top receiver, Jordy Nelson, on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. He suffered multiple fractured ribs last week in the team's Wild-Card Round playoff win against the Giants after taking shot to the side from Leon Hall, and the pain he’s enduring sounds unbearable.


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