NFL confirms masks obligatory if followers allowed in stadiums

The NFL confirmed Wednesday that if followers are allowed at NFL video games this season, they need to put on masks.

Brian McCarthy, the league’s vp of communications, tweeted:

The NFL has not introduced a league-wide coverage on permitting followers at video games, leaving it to groups to make the choice based mostly on native mandates.

The Jets and Giants introduced on Monday that there could be no followers at their house video games at MetLife Stadium “till additional discover.” New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy lately issued an order limiting the variety of folks that might attend out of doors gatherings within the state of New Jersey to 500.

Las Vegas Raiders proprietor Mark Davis mentioned he’s leaning towards not having any followers attend video games at Las Vegas’ new Allegiant Stadium this season.

The Los Angeles Rams introduced Tuesday that the brand new SoFi Stadium shall be “at restricted or no capability” this season.

However a number of different groups have laid out plans for the upcoming season that embrace restricted capability with social distancing protocols, together with masks. The Atlanta Falcons detailed plans Wednesday for internet hosting between 10,000-20,000 followers at house video games.

The Pittsburgh Steelers have already mentioned they are going to require masks if followers are allowed at Heinz Discipline this season.

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