Gov. Mike DeWine says 3,000 fans may attend Bengals, Browns games

Gov. Mike DeWine says 3,000 fans may attend Bengals, Browns games
Gov. DeWine allows up to 6,000 fans to attend the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns home games.

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - 3,000 fans will be allowed to attend two Cincinnati Bengals and two Cleveland Browns games each, according to a variance to Ohio’s sports order granted by Gov. Mike DeWine on Saturday.

The Bengals said they are, “thrilled with the prospect of having fans at our home games and will reach out shortly to season ticket members and fans with more specifics.”

No more than 1,500 fans will be allowed on each side of the stadium. All fans must wear a mask and must use the designated entrance for their ticket.

The games include:

  • September 17th: Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns
  • September 27th: Washington Football Team at Cleveland Browns
  • October 4th: Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals
  • October 25th: Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals

“This year will certainly be different, but both the Browns and the Bengals have worked exceedingly hard and have made extensive preparations to welcome a limited number of fans to their stadiums safely,” Governor Mike DeWine said.

“These very thorough plans and safety precautions warrant a two-game trial to try and accommodate fans, at reduced capacities with social distancing and masks,” DeWine said.

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