Local

Vikings Fans Deal With New NFL Bag Rule

View Comments
(credit: CBS) Holly Wagner
You may have seen Holly Wagner's live reports on the morning show a...
Read More

Minnesota Vikings
Upcoming Games

Buy Vikings Tickets Full Schedule
Sunday Dec 28
vs. Bears
Vikings Central
Shop for Vikings Gear
NFL Scoreboard
NFL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Salvation Army Toy Shop Comes Thru Big For Single Dad
  2. Mpls. Office Workers Battle For Best Holiday Cubicle
  3. Police Activity Shuts Down I-694 In North Metro
  4. 4 Things To Know For Dec. 17, 2014
  5. Threats Of Violence Cancel 'Interview' Premieres

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Vikings fans are in store for changes at the ticket gate this season.

The NFL made a decision in May, following the bombings at the Boston Marathon, to ban most bags and purses from stadiums.

The new rules mean fans can only bring in a purse if it’s a small handbag or clutch, or unless it’s a clear bag.

Backpacks, diaper bags, and fanny packs are not allowed.

“Initially I though it was overkill,” said longtime season ticket holder Larry Spooner. “But the fact is, it’s pretty hard to argue against safety.”

Signs are posted around the outside of the Metrodome with the specifics.

The Vikings have a plan for those fans who bring an item that’s no longer allowed — they can check it at the gate and pick it up when the game is over.

The Vikings say they will have this available for the next several games as fans get used to the changes.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,325 other followers