Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he expects fans to attend home games for the upcoming football season.
Jones said he could not say how many fans will be allowed at AT&T Stadium because of coronavirus restrictions, but noted that the 3 million square foot arena with an estimated 80,000 seats has plenty of space for fans to social distance.
“The Dallas Cowboys plan on playing all our football games, and we plan on playing them in front of our fans,” he said at a marking the opening of training camp.
«When you look at a number in the stadium, don’t think that numbers [are] getting together out there. They’re not. It’ll be in pods of possibly 5, 10, 15 different people,» Jones explained. «Our stadium is well-suited to put together numbers of people that have elected to come and want to watch the Dallas Cowboys play.»
Greg Abbott, the governor of Texas, said that professional and college stadiums can operate, but only at 50 percent capacity, according to the dallas morning news.
Jones said they will «adhere to all protocols,» but he is confident that spectators «can come and have a safe experience» at the stadium.