Football is Back; Are Fans?

    • Just five NFL teams are committed to having fans this season.
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Last night the Kansas City Chiefs hosted the Houston Texans at Arrowhead Stadium, one of two NFL stadiums that will allow fans during Week 1.

Arrowhead welcomed up to 16,046 fans with dozens of tickets still available on Ticketmaster starting at $200 prior to kickoff. In Jacksonville — the only other NFL stadium that will have fans in the stands this week — tickets are available starting at $28 on the secondary market as of Thursday evening. 

As of Week 1, just seven teams said they plan to have fans in the stands in the first few weeks of the season. But there is belief across the league, including from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, that fans will be interested in attending games when allowed.

Teams Planning On Fans: 

  • Indianapolis Colts (capped at 2,500 fans)
  • Jacksonville Jaguars (capped at 16,791 fans)
  • Kansas City Chiefs (capped at 16,046 fans)
  • Miami Dolphins (capped at 13,000 fans)
  • Cleveland Browns (capped at 6,789 fans for first two home games)
  • Dallas Cowboys (haven’t announced capacity yet)
  • Denver Broncos (no fans Week 1; capped at 5,700 fans for second home game)