Playoff tickets on sale Tuesday

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. –- The Patriots will host a first-round AFC playoff game at Gillette Stadium on either Saturday, Jan. 9 or Sunday, Jan. 10, and a limited number of tickets will be made available for sale Tuesday.

Patriots fans on the team’s season ticket wait list have an advance opportunity to purchase tickets via a private sale that will end Monday at 5 p.m.

Any remaining tickets, plus a limited number of held tickets, will be offered in a public sale through Ticketmaster starting Tuesday at 10 a.m. Visa will be the only accepted form of payment.

All Patriots playoff ticket orders will be processed through Ticketmaster. Playoff tickets will not be sold at the Gillette Stadium ticket office. Ticket orders can be processed online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone by calling 800-745-3000.