According to the Detroit Lions, they will be allowing fans in the stands for the first time this season at Ford Field when they take on the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday afternoon.
But don’t get too excited unless you happen to be a family member or friend of a current Lions’ player or coach as only 500 friends and family members will be allowed in the Ford Field stands (0.77% capacity).
From Detroit Lions:
The Detroit Lions announced today that the team will host a limited number of friends and family at Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts (Nov. 1, 1p.m. EST). Per current Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) guidelines, the capacity of coaching and player guests for this weekend’s game at Ford Field will be 500.
“Hosting friends and family this Sunday against the Colts is a great step towards our goal of welcoming fans back to Ford Field this season,’ said team president and CEO Rod Wood. “With health and safety being the top priority, this is an opportunity to further evaluate new stadium protocols on a larger scale. We continue to collaborate with local, state and national health officials on increasing capacity for our remaining home games.
“Detroit Lions Season Ticket Members are the lifeblood of our team and organization,’ said Wood. “We appreciate their patience and understanding while we work though unprecedented times and will makes sure they are the first to know about opportunities to attend games this season.”