Jets-Bills tickets free in Detroit

The NFL is giving something away for free.

Tickets for Monday night's game between the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills that was moved to Detroit are free and available first to season-ticket holders beginning Friday, and then to the general public starting Saturday on the Detroit Lions' website. Tickets also can be claimed at Ford Field on Sunday and Monday prior to the 7 p.m. ET game. All of the tickets are general admission seating, so first come, first serve.

The game was moved because of snowstorms in Western New York this week that made Ralph Wilson Stadium unplayable Sunday.

The Lions also will hold a 50/50 raffle Monday night with benefits going to the American Red Cross of Western and Central New York Disaster Relief Fund. The Lions' first four home games of the season averaged around $100,000 in the pot for each one.

"We are pleased to be hosting the Bills and Jets for their game Monday night," Lions president Tom Lewand said. "While our thoughts are with the people of the Buffalo area during this difficult time, our team at Ford Field will do everything we can to be good hosts to their team this weekend."

This isn't the first time Ford Field has hosted a displaced NFL game and is not the first time tickets have been free, either. When the collapsing Metrodome roof moved the New York Giants-Minnesota Vikings game in December 2010 from Minneapolis to Detroit, tickets were also free and general admission.