CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Bengals Fans are encouraged to arrive early to gates of Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday for the game against San Francisco and all future home games.
Following guidelines from the NFL, the Bengals will implement an enhanced pat-down procedure for gate entry. In addition to checking bags and the torso pat-down, gate attendants will now include the area from the knees to ankles in the security check.
According to the Bengals Website, the new procedure is a recommendation from the NFL in accordance with the league's Best Practices for Stadium Security.
The team does not believe the enhanced pat-down will significantly impact entrance to the stadium and urges fans to arrive early to the gates.