Individual game tickets on sale July 17

The Patriots on Monday announced that individual game tickets for 2012 home games will be made available for sale through Ticketmaster on Tuesday, July 17, at 10 a.m. ET.

A few notes on the sale of individual game tickets:

1. Visa will be the only form of payment accepted.

2. Tickets will not be sold at the Gillette Stadium Ticket Office.

3. All ticket orders will be processed through Ticketmaster. Ticket orders can be completed online at ticketmaster.com or by phone -- 800-745-3000.

4. In recent years, all regular season tickets sold out within minutes.