Rowdy Football Fans May Be Sent to School

April 17, 2012 Updated Apr 17, 2012 at 7:13 PM EDT

By John Borsa

April 17, 2012 Updated Apr 17, 2012 at 7:13 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Rowdy Bills fans may soon get a lesson in psychotherapy.

NFL teams across the country may require fans who get ejected from stadiums to take an online course to regain entry.

"It's really meant to be educational," said Dr. Ari Novick, who wrote the online course.

"It's meant to teach them some improved coping skills and it's really part of a broad picture of what the NFL is trying to do to create the safest environment for fans," he said.

Buffalo Bills officials said they are reviewing the league policy to see how it will be implemented locally.

The online course called Code of Conduct is four-hours long and costs $75 to complete.

Fans will have to answer 70 percent of the questions correctly to pass the course.

"Learning about the risks and consequences of alcohol abuse. Understanding the effect that disruptive behavior has on other fans," Novick said.

"They're going to learn about the code of conduct policy of the stadium so they can better understand what they can and can't do," he added.