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More signs that Seahawks might play without fans as Sounders follow local guidelines

San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images

Another hit for the likelihood of in-person football this year.

The Seattle Seahawks share CenturyLink Field with the Seattle Sounders of MLS. The Sounders recently reached out to their season ticket holders, just as the Seahawks did a short time ago.

However, the Sounders went a step further, indicating that as it stands, there would not be an allowance for fans to be present at soccer games.

MLS is currently playing a tournament in Orlando at Disney’s Wide World of Sports complex.

The remainder of the regular season schedule has yet to be released but will take place upon completion of the current tournament. According to these reports, however, they will be played in empty stadiums.

That should put MLS in Seattle somewhere around a month before the NFL had scheduled the Seahawks’ first home game on September 20th. The fact that the Sounders have already scrapped the option for fans to be in attendance points towards the likelihood of the Seahawks doing the same.

The NFL has said that fans in attendance must wear masks, but it seems Seattle has a long road ahead to even bring masked-up humans into CenturyLink Field this year.