NFL HELL: Denver Broncos Face Off Against Indianapolis Colts To Sea of Empty Seats (PHOTOS)
NFL stadium attendance continues to suffer as the backlash from players protesting the National Anthem extends into week 15. Twitter users are sharing photos of a half empty Lucas Oil Stadium as the Denver Broncos face off against the Indianapolis Colts.
Five minutes before kickoff, Denver Post reporter Nicki Jhabvala tweeted footage of a couple getting married in the end zone surrounded by hundreds of empty seats.
They got married. pic.twitter.com/PfOgxhfprk
— Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) December 15, 2017
Well @aaronhodges & @FunnyCostaki I just witnessed a wedding before the Colts and Broncos game. The Colt’s mute mascot officiated. They were gifted a honeymoon trip to the SuperBowl by the colts. At least someone from this game is going. pic.twitter.com/8g33M4bk47
— William Folmer (@whfolmer) December 15, 2017
Two minutes later and Lucas Oil Stadium resembled a ghost town.
— Larra Overton (@LarraOverton) December 15, 2017
— 🏁 CJ Allebach 🏁 (@allebachcj) December 15, 2017
Entrepreneur Eddie Gill tweeted a photo during kickoff and plenty of navy blue seats can be seen.
— Eddie Gill (@Eddie_Gill4) December 15, 2017
— edward m cooning IV (@emciv) December 15, 2017
Kickoff footage shows empty seats in the front row of the Broncos’ end zone.
Indianapolis Colts fan Beth White notes that she hasn’t seen this “many empty seats @Colts since Hoosier Dome days in the 80s.”
WOW. I haven't seen that many empty seats @Colts since Hoosier Dome days in the 80s
— Beth L White (@punkin_seed) December 15, 2017
Half way through the first quarter and Lucas Oil Stadium is still having major attendance issues.
— Adam Gilbert (@AdamG_27) December 15, 2017
Nothing like taking a selfie with empty seats, right?
— Deneen Hymer (@HymerDeneen) December 15, 2017
— Dimitri Cancel (@Dimitri_Cancel5) December 15, 2017
— Toby Gebauer (@TobyGebauer) December 15, 2017
— Mobert Ranuel (@ecarT_) December 15, 2017
— OLDSCHOOLGAMESTER (@THEDOBE) December 15, 2017
— scotty sholar (@scottxo_) December 15, 2017
Colts up 7-0! pic.twitter.com/pZIGYHeimX
— Individual Ones Conscience (@JamesHunnel) December 15, 2017
— Caleb Small (@CalebSmall14) December 15, 2017
— Lucy Keller (@Lucy4whitehead) December 15, 2017
— Amanda (@alwadman) December 15, 2017
— Pete Weiss (@859phweiss) December 15, 2017
With the first quarter for the history books, it’s clear the Denver Broncos vs. Indianapolis Colts game is no where near full.
— NFL Network (@nflnetwork) December 15, 2017
Thousands of empty seats can be seen as the second quarter gets underway.
— Nickolas Powell (@Npowell1234) December 15, 2017