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What a Detroit Lions fan game might look like during a pandemic



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The Miami Dolphins have a plan in place to welcome fans to their stadium during the 2020 season – even as the NFL is still developing its strategy during the coronavirus pandemic.

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While other professional sports leagues remain on hold to meet shelter and social distancing guidelines, the NFL is still scheduled to begin its season on September 10. The NFL has discussed emergency plans to postpone the season to October in empty stadiums, according to ESPN.

“We would have time to intervene for security at different doors so that people are separated, in terms of when they enter the stadium,” Dolphins CEO / President Tom Garfinkel said in an interview on Monday. Good Morning America, “according to ESPN. . “We would leave the stadium much like a church environment, where each row ends so that people do not all line up in a flock at the same time. “

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Hard Rock stadium. (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)

The plan of the model reflects the protocol for implementing food lines established by restaurants. The Dolphins would include colorful spots on the ground to mark where people are before entering the Hard Rock Stadium, allowing fans to stay six feet apart. The Dolphins could be 15,000 fans in the 65,000-seat stadium.

“When our fans, players and staff can return to Hard Rock Stadium, we want them to have the peace of mind that we are doing everything we can to create the safest and healthiest environment possible”, a added Garfinkel.

The Hard Rock Stadium has become the first public establishment to obtain STAR accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council, which is the standard used by establishments to implement work practices of cleaning, disinfection and prevention of infectious diseases for control the risks of coronavirus.


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