More than 80% of Green Bay Packers season-ticket holders opted out this year, according to team president Mark Murphy.
He told the team’s official website, Packers.com, in an interview posted on Saturday that those survey results factored into his decision to hold at least the first two games of the season without fans at Lambeau Field.
“The fact that that high a percentage of our fans were not comfortable coming to games was a factor that weighed into my thinking,” Murphy said in an interview posted Saturday on Packers.com.
Lambeau Field is annually sold out on a season-ticket basis, and there are more than 100,000 people on the season-ticket waiting list. Green Bay is the NFL’s smallest city.
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SOURCE: ESPN, Rob Demovsky