Report: NFL Will Tarp Seating Near Field for Safety, Sponsorships
While the NFL has announced it will allow teams and local officials to determine the number of fans allowed at its games this year, those with the best seats in the house will be a little further back from the field, at best, according to a report from Sports... Read more
Some NFL Coaches Reportedly In Favor Of Delaying Season
The NFL has been forging ahead in its plans to launch the 2020 season with fans and extensive player safety protocols in place. However, some coaches want the league to pump the brakes and push back the start of the season. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, three NFL coaches... Read more
Dr. Anthony Fauci: Football Needs “Bubble” Format To Return
NFL officials and college athletic departments have been busy roadmapping how their football seasons will look this year. But according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the sport may not be safe to return unless it is played in a “bubble”-like environment. Fauci criticized plans for the professional and college seasons,... Read more
Utah Football Season Ticket Owners Sent Survey On Stadium Readiness
In an effort to provide a strong fan experience while ensuring health and safety this fall, the University of Utah has sent a survey to its football season ticket holders gauging their comfort level with certain protocols. The survey, which will leave all answers confidential, focuses on proposed safety... Read more
Denver Broncos Announce New Stadium Safety Protocols
Football fans will likely have to endure plenty of “new normals” when attending games this season. The Denver Broncos are helping their fans prepare by releasing the new safety protocols they will implement at Empower Field at Mile High. A set of safety procedures were outlined during a virtual... Read more
Allegiant Stadium Announced As Site Of 2021 NFL Pro Bowl
The future home of the Las Vegas Raiders has landed a new gig. The NFL announced this week that the Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium will serve as the site of the 2021 Pro Bowl. Las Vegas will welcome NFL stars for the annual game, set for January 31, ending its... Read more
Health Experts Caution Risks Of Texas’ 50% Stadium Capacity
Football stadiums throughout Texas have been cleared to fill the stands up to 50 percent their capacity by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. However, health experts monitoring the coronavirus pandemic are not convinced that venues should follow the order and admit that many fans this fall. The decision on admitting... Read more
Epidemiologist Sends Warning Signal For NFL Season
With the coronavirus disrupting most major sports this spring, the NFL has benefitted from the timing of its offseason in hopes of playing a full 2020 season. But as parts of the country are battling new surges in cases, a virus expert is sending a warning signal to the... Read more
NFL Reportedly Considering A Shortened Preseason Schedule
The NFL is currently planning for a full, uninterrupted season this fall. However, preseason activities could be cut short as officials navigate the best way to conduct games at a large-scale level. According to the NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, discussions are underway between executives and the Players Association to... Read more
Seahawks Reportedly Preparing For Stadium Restrictions
Seattle Seahawks games may look different this coming season as the team is reportedly considering reducing their stadium capacity amid coronavirus concerns. According to Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune, the Seahawks are working up contingency plans for fan safety within CenturyLink Field, which would impose strict restrictions.... Read more