NFL Begins Clear Bag Policy

A general exterior view of the Pro Football Hall of fame at Fawcett Stadium. (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

A general exterior view of the Pro Football Hall of fame at Fawcett Stadium. (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Filed under
NFL Kickoff

CANTON, Ohio (CBSNewYork/AP) — The NFL began its new clear bag policy for fans this weekend at the Hall of Fame inductions and game.

PARCELLS AMONG THOSE BEING ENSHRINED IN CANTON

For security reasons, fans can no longer bring backpacks or large bags into stadiums. The NFL is ratcheting up its safety measures in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.

The only bags that can be taken into game venues are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC that do not exceed 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches, including one-gallon clear plastic freezer bags.

NFL security director Jeffrey Miller says a secondary perimeter will be set up outside Fawcett Stadium, site of the inductions and the first preseason game, in which Miami plays Dallas. Fans will be reminded of the new policy, and the league plans to make acceptable bags available for fans before they line up to enter the stadium.

Read more about the clear bag policy here

Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of Capitalbay. Capitalbay accepts no responsibility legal or otherwise for their accuracy of content. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.
What's next
By CapitalBay Online 08/06/2013 15:44:00

ENTERTAINMENT

Scarlett Johansson looks chic as she promotes new film

By Emily Chan For Mailonline Published: 08:31 EDT, 26 March 2017 | Updated: 23:33 EDT, 26 March 2017 She is transformed into

Bondi TV presenter talks about terrifying moment India

Bondi television  presenter Sommer Shiels spent 90 days travelling IndiaShe was there filming her documentary Backpack, which airs next month Ms Shiels said her driver fell

Viewers lay into 'awful' 'unfunny' Comic Relief

Unimpressed viewers branded Comic Relief 'cringeworthy' and 'utter shambles' Fans slammed Russell Brand for yelling 'F***** hell' during technical glitch Graham Norton probed a red-faced Cara -

Stephanie Davis ditches Jeremy McConnell's promise ring

By MailOnline Reporter Published: 04:56 EDT, 21 March 2017 | Updated: 05:53 EDT, 21 March 2017 She's endured an incredibly fraught week, following

Kim Kardashian says she 'mentally prepped' to be raped

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star, 36, recounts her horrific ordeal in a new episode of her E! show  Mother-of-two Kim, who is married to

Holly Willoughby parades pins in tiny dress for saucy snap

She's usually dressed to impress in demure ensembles across her many TV hosting gigs. But Holly Willoughby shed her wholesome image as she flaunted her fabulous

Geordie Shore season 14 launch sees stars flash the flesh

They are the latest batch of stars set to bed, booze and brawl on Geordie Shore. So the newbies ensured they made their mark at the

Recent Comments