The NFL says it still plans to hold the Super Cup in February at SoFi Stadium near Los Angeles, but the big game could be moved from California due to the recent rise of the coronavirus and state restrictions.
NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said it was a “standard” practice for the league to have reserves for all regular and post-season games, but he still said “Super Bowl 56 o as scheduled at the SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 13th. plans to ‘believe’. statement.
The stadium, home to the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers, is actually located in Inglewood, California, just outside of LA.
California officials announced this week that the state’s indoor mandate will be extended until Feb. 15.
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“We have contacted several clubs to ask about the availability of the stadium if we are unable to play the Super Cup as planned due to weather problems or unforeseen circumstances,” he said.
The D&L Cowboys AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, was one of the facilities seen as an alternative site.
California Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Mark Ghali told Acesparks 11 in Los Angeles that the state is working with the NFL on coronavirus restrictions and game safety protocols, but he made it clear: “The Super Bowl is coming to LA. “
The Associated Press contributed to this report.