Bengals try to avoid blackout

Published 3:11 am Friday, October 16, 2009

CINCINNATI — The Bengals got a one-day extension to sell out their game on Sunday against the Houston Texans and avoid a local television blackout.

More than 3,000 tickets remained for the game. The NFL gave the team until 1 p.m. on Friday to sell out and avoid having the game blacked out in local television markets.

The Bengals (4-1) have sold out their last 46 games at Paul Brown Stadium.

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