Ravens announce 250 family members will attend Monday night’s game originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington
The Ravens will have fans at M&T Bank Stadium on Monday when they host the Chiefs. It just won’t be anywhere near the amount they’d like to have.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ravens were unable to host fans for their season opening game against the Browns two weeks ago. Now, they’ll slowly begin to let fans in.
They’ll have 250 immediate family members of players, coaches and front office staffers in the stands. To be allowed to attend, family members must be living in the same household as a player, coach or staff member and are required to follow state and local protocols.
To prepare for the possibility of hosting fans at M&T Bank Stadium later this season, the Ravens will host 250 immediate family members of players, coaches and front office staff members in the stands for Monday Night football.— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) September 25, 2020
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"This is an important step for us as we continue working toward the possibility of welcoming a larger number of fans at some point this season," Ravens President Dick Cass said in a statement. "Ultimately, we all want to do what's in the best interest of our community."
The attendance of 250 is what is permitted by an order issued by Maryland’s Department of Health, with guidance from Gov. Larry Hogan and Baltimore City Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young.
The hope for the Ravens is to use Monday’s game as a test run to potentially host more fans as the season progresses.