By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Steelers will play their first game in front of fans this season in Tennessee next month.READ MORE: KDKA Investigates: Parents Pulling Their Kids Out Of Pittsburgh Public Schools
The Tennessee Titans announced Thursday that Nissan Stadium will be open at limited capacity beginning Oct. 4 in their game against the Steelers. It’ll be open to season ticket members up to 10 percent of the stadium’s capacity, which is about 7,000 fans.
After that, Nissan Stadium will continue to gradually increase capacity until 21 percent, which is the maximum capacity the Titans say they can release under CDC guidelines.READ MORE: Some Health Experts Believe School Districts Should Mandate Mask-Wearing
Here in Pittsburgh, the Steelers are playing their first two home games in an empty stadium, and there were no fans for their season opener against the Giants this week.
Heinz Field has said the Steelers’ first two home games against the Denver Broncos on Sept. 20 and the Houston Texans on Sept. 27. won’t have fans.MORE NEWS: Death Of Woman Found On South Side Ruled Homicide
In July, the Steelers said they will require masks if fans are allowed at Heinz Field this season.