NFL: Security will be increased at games this weekend ‘Details’

NFL: Security will be increased at games this weekend - Details

The NFL has said it would increase security and police presence outside its stadiums this weekend after the deadly attacks in Paris.

The NFL added in a statement that there is no indication American stadiums are in danger.

“Following the events in Paris on Friday, we are closely monitoring events and have been in communication with the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, which have informed us that there are no known threats against NFL stadiums,” the league said in a statement Saturday.

The NFL nonetheless plans to increase security and police presence inside and outside stadiums, including parking lots. The league also encouraged fans to not bring bags into stadiums.

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