MIAMI (WKBW) — While Buffalo Bills fans had their eyes on the field during the teams 31-28 win over the Miami Dolphins, team officials had their eyes on the stands. 7 Eyewitness News has confirmed that the team was looking at how the Dolphins "planned and executed" having fans in the stands at Hard Rock Stadium as a model for Orchard Park.
The Dolphins had 13,000 seats available for fans, and according to Peter King of Pro Football Talk, only 11,075 seats were purchased.
Hard Rock Stadium made many changes to allow fans into the stadium including:
- Mask requirements for anyone over 2-years-old
- No tailgating
- Assigned gate entry with timed entry
- New metal detectors
- Elimination of cash at concession stands
All rules are listed at the Hard Rock Stadium website here.