When will NFL stadiums be at full capability? That’s the query on the minds of followers forward of the 2021 season. Bucs proprietor and co-chairman Joel Glazer spoke with the media on Wednesday the place he addressed this matter, and we’d simply be getting nearer to that chance once more.
“We’re making ready for normality,” Glazer mentioned. “That’s our expectation. It might be a ‘stroll earlier than you run’ course of, however as we put together for subsequent season. We’re making ready for all the joy that comes together with it.”
After the primary Bucs dwelling sport at Raymond James Stadium was performed with out followers, the remainder of the crew’s contests allowed a restricted quantity beginning with 10,000 for his or her second dwelling sport, a 38-31 win over the Chargers. That quantity finally bought as excessive up as 16,000 for the remainder of the common season.
After all the Bucs bought one postseason sport in their very own stadium – Tremendous Bowl LV – and that had 22,000 followers within the stands to see Tampa Bay win the championship by defeating the Chiefs, 31-9.
One other facet of the NFL that followers like to attend is coaching camp. Bucs followers weren’t in a position to attend final season as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. But there may be hope that they are going to in a position to go this 12 months.
“We’re discussing all that proper now,” Glazer mentioned. “As you realize, the world is such a revolving and altering place everyday, week to week with the vaccinations, that are going very effectively. We’re speaking about all the things that we’ve performed previously. We hope to get again to normality sooner relatively than later.
“We’ve form of had like everybody’s had for the final 12 months, it’s every week to week, month to month strategy. We wish to be respectful of the worldwide setting, however we’re hoping to get again to normality as quickly as we are able to. However on the applicable time.”