The NFL, not surprisingly within the midst of an increase in COVID-19 circumstances, has appeared into different potential websites for subsequent month’s Tremendous Bowl.
That’s commonplace as a result of the league does so yearly. However with Los Angeles the location for this yr’s title recreation, and restrictions growing for attendance at indoor occasions, it has develop into extra noteworthy.
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“We plan on taking part in Tremendous Bowl 56 as scheduled at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 13,” NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy mentioned Wednesday.
“As a part of our customary contingency planning course of that we conduct for all common and postseason video games, now we have contacted a number of golf equipment to inquire about stadium availability within the occasion we can not play the Tremendous Bowl as scheduled resulting from weather-related points or unexpected circumstances.
“Our planning course of for the Tremendous Bowl in Los Angeles is forward of schedule and we stay up for internet hosting the Tremendous Bowl there to culminate one other improbable NFL season for our followers and golf equipment.”
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AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the house of the Dallas Cowboys, reportedly is without doubt one of the amenities contacted. The stadium hosted the Rose Bowl in 2021 when it was switched from Pasadena due to COVID-19 restrictions in California.
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California Well being and Human Providers Company Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly mentioned that it’s not simply the Tremendous Bowl that brings folks to Los Angeles County, however per week or extra of occasions throughout the area.
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He mentioned officers are dedicated to creating certain the occasions go ahead as deliberate, “that the mitigation methods that create security round that occasion are in place.”
“I do know L.A. County is intently in touch with the NFL to make it possible for methods are put in place to make sure that folks can get pleasure from this necessary occasion whereas ensuring that we put issues in place that permit COVID mitigation to be an necessary characteristic of the strategy to that recreation that’s simply over a month away,” Ghaly mentioned Wednesday.
Additionally on Wednesday, the Grammy Awards had been postponed indefinitely. They had been scheduled for Crypto.com Area in Los Angeles on Jan. 31. Organizers cited well being and security issues.
The Tremendous Bowl at SoFi Stadium is scheduled for Feb. 13.
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