Giants, Jets have starting point for fans’ return with Gov. Murphy plans
Fifteen percent is better than nothing.
And, by the time the Giants and Jets are back on the field at MetLife Stadium, perhaps that 15 percent will increase to allow more fans in the building to see their teams in action for the first time since the grips of the COVID-19 global pandemic took hold.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday announced as of March 1, any venue in his state with a seating capacity of 5,000 or more will be allowed to have 10 percent of capacity at indoor events, and 15 percent of capacity for outdoor events.
If this decision remains unchanged, the Giants and Jets would be allowed slightly more than 12,000 fans for games at MetLife Stadium, which has a capacity of 82,500.
The Giants and Jets in a joint statement said: “As the months…