CHEYENNE, Wyo. – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact just about all aspects of life across America, the National Football Football league announced that fans will be required to wear masks to watch games in person during the upcoming season.
NFL Public Relations Official, Brian McCarthy took to Twitter on July 23rd, 2020, to inform fans of the new mandate.
With Major League Baseball and the National Basketball League restarting their seasons by playing games in front of empty seats it remains uncertain if the NFL will actually open their stadiums to fans this season.
NFL training camps are set to begin to open on July 28th, 2020. Currently the Players Association and league officials are in negotiations about what to do with the upcoming slate of preseason games. The NFL said they want a reduced preseason schedule, while the players want the exhibitions games cancelled all together.
The NFL regular season is scheduled to kick off on Thursday, September 10th, 2020 in Kansas City as the Superbowl champion Chiefs are slated to take on the Houston Texans.