dangolka (CBS) — The New England Patriots aren’t allowed to welcome followers to their two house video games in the course of the month of September. That restriction applies to the parking tons exterior the stadium as properly.
The group confirmed on Wednesday that parking tons at Gillette Stadium won’t be open to followers on Sunday, when the Patriots open the season at house in opposition to the Dolphins, as tailgating just isn’t allowed.
The limitation on tailgating is a part of the restrictions that fall underneath section three of the state’s reopening plan in the course of the coronavirus pandemic. The Patriots had hoped to permit some followers to video games, however so far, the state has not allowed it. That restriction applies to Sunday’s sport vs. Miami and the Sept. 27 sport in opposition to the Las Vegas Raiders.
The Patriots will host two video games in October — on the 11th, vs. Denver, and on the 25th, vs. San Francisco — and the group has not but introduced if it is going to be allowed to host followers for these contests. A number of groups across the NFL — together with the Chiefs, Cowboys, Broncos, Bengals, Browns, Colts, Jaguars and Dolphins — are both permitting some followers starting in Week 1 or have plans to permit followers sooner or later in the course of the season. All of these groups are permitting a a lot smaller variety of followers than the stadiums can maintain, as a way to permit for social distancing.
The Patriots did notice that companies inside Patriot Place — together with eating places — will likely be open throughout video games.
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