The Frozen Tundra won’t be the totally empty tundra for the playoffs.
The Green Bay Packers reported Thursday that about 6,000 ticketed fans will be permitted to go to the team’s first playoff game, either on Jan. 16 or 17 in the NFC divisional round.
The Packers had not permitted fans at Lambeau Field during the regular season and permitted distinctly around 500 representatives, their families and selected frontline laborers to go to over the last month of the season.
The tickets will go to season-ticket holders who picked in over the summer. At that point, Packers president Mark Murphy said over 80% of season-ticket holders had quit. The Packers have two season-ticket packages – one for the individuals who had tickets to games in Milwaukee when the Packers played selected games there until the mid-1990s, and another for Green Bay ticket holders – and are sold out on a season-ticket premise. They additionally have in excess of 100,000 individuals on the season-ticket waiting list.
The group said fans will be “arranged in socially distanced pods of two, four and six tickets throughout the stadium.” Prices, set by the NFL for playoff games, will go from $127 to $177, in view of location. The team will keep hosting healthcare laborers and first responders alongside a league-managed allotment of tickets for the visiting team.
“Our players have enjoyed the energy provided by the limited fans we’ve had over the past four games. We’re looking forward to welcoming our Season Ticket Holders to add to that atmosphere in the playoffs,” Packers president Mark Murphy said in a statement. “We’ve seen our COVID-19 protocols in action and are confident we can safely add additional fans.”
In their declaration, the Packers said that “protocols used at Lambeau Field and across the NFL have proven to be effective as no local COVID-19 case clusters have been traced to NFL games according to the relevant health departments in NFL cities. Through the regular season, the NFL had a total of 109 games with more than 1 million fans in attendance.”
Face covers will be required. Tickets can’t be sold or moved.
Suites and indoor club seats won’t be open and closely following won’t be permitted in the arena parking lots.
The Packers have the No. 1 seed in the NFC, which implies they have a bye on wild-card weekend. On the off chance that they win in the divisional round, they would host the NFC Championship Game.