dangolka (CBS) — The NFL is inching nearer to the opening of coaching camps throughout the nation. And although many points of working a soccer league throughout a pandemic stay unresolved, the league is slowly making progress in different areas.
On Wednesday, NFL spokesperson Brian McCarthy shared information by way of Twitter that in stadiums the place followers are allowed to attend video games in 2020, they are going to be required to put on face masks.
For these questioning, sure, it’s league-wide: followers at NFL video games this season might be required to put on face coverings pic.twitter.com/D139KGKQ4r
— Brian McCarthy (@NFLprguy) July 22, 2020
Such information actually is no surprise, provided that the nation remains to be grappling with the coronavirus.
The NFL does plan to permit followers to attend video games, although attendance might be based mostly on native authorities. This week, the Jets and Giants stated that there might be no followers at MetLife Stadium till additional discover, whereas different groups are nonetheless planning on having restricted attendance.
The New England Patriots introduced final week that if followers are allowed to attend video games, solely about 20 % of Gillette Stadium’s capability of 66,000 individuals can be allowed to attend. On Wednesday, the Atlanta Falcons introduced that they’re anticipating to permit between 10,000 and 20,000 followers to attend video games.
Raiders proprietor Mark Davis, whose crew moved to Las Vegas this offseason, stated that he doesn’t anticipate that followers might be allowed to attend video games within the crew’s inaugural season in Vegas.
Groups might be welcoming gamers to services within the coming days as coaching camps open, although the league is just not anticipated to carry any preseason video games upfront of a Sept. 10 season opener.