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Detroit Lions will have 500 friends, family in stands for Sunday's game

Ford Field
Posted at 9:07 AM, Oct 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-29 09:10:14-04

(WXYZ) — The Detroit Lions announced Thursday there will be family and friends in the stands at Ford Field for Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

According to the team, the fans allowed will be allowed under Michigan Department of Health and Human Services guidelines.

“Hosting friends and family this Sunday against the Colts is a great step towards our goal of welcoming fans back to Ford Field this season,’ team president and CEO Rod Wood. “With health and safety being the top priority, this is an opportunity to further evaluate new stadium protocols on a larger scale. We continue to collaborate with local, state and national health officials on increasing capacity for our remaining home games."

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Lions said Ford Field has taken precautions for its day-to-day operations.

“Detroit Lions Season Ticket Members are the lifeblood of our team and organization," Wood said. “We appreciate their patience and understanding while we work though unprecedented times and will makes sure they are the first to know about opportunities to attend games this season.”