The Philadelphia Eagles are reopening the doors to Lincoln Financial Field. The team announced on Tuesday that they will welcome up to 7,500 people into home games for the remainder of the season. The capacity limit includes all players, coaches, team employees, stadium personnel and media, as well as fans in attendance.
The first game with fans will be against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
Here’s what the Eagles wrote about the decision, via the team website:
“Under the guidelines set forth by the National Football League and public health experts, and with the approval of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia, the Eagles have finalized plans that will lead to a limited capacity of fans returning to Lincoln Financial Field, starting this Sunday.”
President Don Smolenski said they have worked closely with state and local officials, public health experts and the NFL in order to make