New Orleans approves fans at Superdome

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The Saints and the mayor of New Orleans have reached an agreement to start allowing fans to attend games at the Superdome.

Mayor LaToya Cantrell has approved up to 3,000 fans for this week’s home game against the Panthers. The Saints have announced that season ticket holders will have first dibs on the tickets this week.

If all goes well and there are no changes in health and safety guidelines, New Orleans will allow up to 6,000 fans at both of the Saints’ November home games, and up to 15,000 fans at both of the Saints’ December home games.

The Saints had grown so frustrated with New Orleans disallowing fans that the team considered playing home games at LSU’s home stadium in Baton Rouge. But now the plan is for the Saints to remain in New Orleans for the season, and for fans to be there.

18 responses to “New Orleans approves fans at Superdome

  1. I really don’t see how having 3,000 fans in the stands is even worth opening the gates for. I guess from the fans point of view you won’t have to stand in line to pay $15 for a 12 oz. beer.

  2. I’d still move the game to LSU. More fans would be allowed. 3000 fans is nothing. Superdome holds 85000

  3. Im not a fan of Latoya and the Saints let her win this battle if they go thru with this 3,000 fans number. They shouldve just moved the games to Lsu like they said they would. It was already a weird year and it would’ve been fitting to cap off the Drew Brees saga. They played at Lsu before he got there and in whats likely his last year they could’ve played there.

  4. Why not? Covid cases are ramping up, might as well open a public venue. What is going on with Michael Thomas though? Why haven’t we heard more about his injury or suspension? That’s the actual football story I’d care about, not this sideshow crap.

  5. 3000? What’s the point? Might have said 8 people can show up. Really sick of this whole “we will allow” stuff. It’s all about control, pure and simple. I go to a sports bar on Saturday night. I live in a mandated state with that 25% capacity baloney. The owner cares not. It’s great. Not one stinking mask in the whole place and it’s crowded. I called our local police just to see, and they said nope, not our job, and don’t have the manpower to enforce stupid rules…it iS AWESOME!

  6. charliewaffles2020 says:
    October 20, 2020 at 6:54 pm
    3000? What’s the point? Might have said 8 people can show up. Really sick of this whole “we will allow” stuff. It’s all about control, pure and simple. I go to a sports bar on Saturday night. I live in a mandated state with that 25% capacity baloney. The owner cares not. It’s great. Not one stinking mask in the whole place and it’s crowded. I called our local police just to see, and they said nope, not our job, and don’t have the manpower to enforce stupid rules…it iS AWESOME!
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    Ahh. Someone who “gets it”. Agree 100%. IF this was truly as bad as they say, there would be NO sports, no air travel etc..

  7. It’s time every city start letting fans back into games. Do it with strict guidelines. Do it the same everywhere. But do it.

  8. Weird, supposed spikes but even the big cities are listening guidelines.

    Something isn’t adding up.

  9. Hey, its football in the Dome. With fans. As a Saints season ticket holder, I’m looking forward to it!

  10. Sorry. You couldn’t pay me to go to a sporting event today. More Covid counts coming up in NOLA. Dumb!

  11. I get it for players, since they’re being paid millions, but why a fan would risk their life to watch football is a mystery.

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