Washington banned fans earlier in the season because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but left the possibility open that some viewers would allow it if circumstances improved. The team has worked with representatives from the state and Prince George’s Counties, with talks continuing after Hogan’s announcement.
When the team hosted the Los Angeles Rams on October 11, it allowed around 200 family members and friends of players, coaches and staff.
The team said anyone entering FedEx Field must follow safety guidelines, including wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing. Tailgating is not allowed.
“We take our responsibility to protect our employees, players, fans and the community seriously,” said team president Jason Wright in a statement.
Wright added that the team is hoping to “welcome more fans” this season, although he hasn’t elaborated on whether that means adding more spectators than the roughly 3,000 allowed to play the Giants game that The ticket inventory is limited to the lower value of the stadium and a limited number of suites.