As single-game seats go on sale, Browns are close to reaching cap on season tickets – Crain’s Cleveland Business
The Cleveland Browns are close to reaching their season-ticket cap for the second consecutive season.
That means a limited amount of seats remain for single-game sales, which kick off Thursday night, May 7, when the team releases its 2020 schedule.
The obvious caveat, though, is it’s too soon to know if the Browns, or any sports team, will be able to play games with fans in attendance this year.
Early Wednesday night, in announcing the start time for single-game sales, the Browns said they’re “preparing for a full 2020 season while closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19.” The pandemic, with the exception of the NFL’s frenetic offseason, has largely shut down the sports industry.
Should games be canceled or forced to be played without fans, the Browns said they will “make various credit and refund options available to fans who purchase tickets directly from the club.”
The 2020 schedule will be announced at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Once the dates and opponents are released, single-game tickets will be available on the Browns’ website and mobile app.
The team is hosting a schedule release show that will air from 7-8 p.m. on the club’s YouTube channel, as well as Facebook and Twitter.
In addition to games against AFC North foes Baltimore, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, the regular-season home slate includes matchups against the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Las Vegas Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins.
The Browns are coming off a disappointing 6-10 finish in 2019 that resulted in the firings of head