As if Cleveland’s season could not get any worse — some rando allegedly broke into FirstEnergy Stadium and took a joyride on the sector simply days earlier than the Browns’ subsequent house sport … leading to a bunch of injury.
The incident reportedly went down early Tuesday morning … forcing the Browns’ grounds crew to hurry to restore the grass earlier than Sunday’s matchup towards Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Footage captured by Information Channel 5 present tire marks all through the sector … with a street curler working to enhance the house turf.
Fortunately, the workforce advised the outlet the injury is superficial … which suggests there is a good probability Sunday’s sport will go down with none hiccups.
Police consider the joyride occurred after somebody broke into the stadium and received ahold of a golf cart. The entire thing is at present below investigation.
“We’re conscious of the incident that occurred early Tuesday morning at FirstEnergy Stadium and have supplied the Cleveland Division of Police with all related info,” the workforce stated in a press release.
“Based mostly on our inside analysis, there was some superficial injury to the taking part in subject that our grounds upkeep workforce is at present working to restore.”
“We take nice pleasure within the robust evaluations and status of our stadium’s taking part in floor, have been in contact with the NFL on the matter and are assured after restore our subject can be prepared for Sunday’s sport vs. the Tampa Buccaneers.”