Bills Players Want Fans In Stands; NY Gov. Cuomo Not Ready For That Yet

The Buffalo Bills are off to a 4-0 start on the season but their fans haven’t gotten to see them live at the stadium due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bills’ defensive tackle Harrison Phillips took to Twitter Monday morning asking New York Governor Andrew Cuomo what they can do in order for the state to allow fans inside of the stadium for their next home game, which is their Week 6 Thursday Night Football matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs.

The Democratic governor said last week he will soon tour Bills Stadium and meet with team brass to discuss the possibility of a limited number of fans attending games in Orchard Park in the coming weeks.

The Bills, however, announced at the end of last month that there would be no fans allowed inside of Bills Stadium for the foreseeable future. 

“We promise you we are working diligently behind the scenes to ensure we are ready to provide fans with a safe environment should protocols change and we are able to root for the Bills in person,” the team said.

The team originally announced in August that it wouldn’t have fans present for the first two home games. 

Cuomo said during a press conference today that “Western New York is a hot spot.”

Cuomo noted he’s a “big Bills fan myself, as you know. And we’re excited about the season, and so I’m 100% eager to get fans back into games.”

Bills long snapper Reid Ferguson also tweeted at Cuomo:

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