dangolka (CBS) — In contrast to the Indianapolis Colts and Atlanta Falcons, most NFL groups aren’t very attuned to pumping in pretend crowd noise. So to organize for a probable fan-less season, the Patriots turned up the quantity at coaching camp on Tuesday.
Because the Patriots hit the fields behind Gillette Stadium for one more padded follow, an ambient hum crammed the air. As ESPN dangolka’s Mike Reiss factors out, this wasn’t the standard simulated crowd noise with cheering and screaming.
Patriots follow concludes. Full pads. Cam Newton nonetheless in management at QB. One of many extra attention-grabbing issues to me was when “crowd noise” was launched; as a substitute of loud, blaring music it was extra ambient — virtually like a baseball crowd. One other reminder this can be a completely different 12 months.
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) August 25, 2020
This was the primary time that the Patriots pumped in such noises at camp. With followers unlikely to fill stadiums all through the 2020 season, the NFL is reportedly contemplating permitting synthetic crowd noise this 12 months. That is simply one other occasion of Invoice Belichick getting ready his group for something they might encounter through the season.