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Browns vs Lions Gameday News and Notes

Gameday News & Notes

Season ticket holders – here is everything you’ll need to know before you head to Cleveland Browns Stadium to see the Browns take on the visiting Detroit Lions.Parking & Transportation:PARKINGThe following Ampco Parking Lots surrounding the Stadium will open be open for Public and Pass holder parking beginning at 1:00 p.m.:

– The North Port Authority Parking Lot (Yellow Lot)
– The West 3rd Street Parking Lot (Orange Lot)
– Dock 20 (Blue Lot)
– Dock 32
– Great Lakes Science Center Parking Garage

Any available cash spots in these lots will be sold for $20. Parking is sold on a first come first serve basis.

Handicapped Parking

A limited amount of Handicapped / ADA parking is available in the West 3rd Street Parking Lot on a first come first serve basis. For the convenience of our handicapped guests, Cleveland Browns Stadium offers (2) handicapped drop off locations at the Southeast and Southwest corners of the stadium.


RTA Services

Score a touchdown, save on gas: Ride RTA to Browns Stadium

RTA offers more than 7,000 free parking spaces at rail stations and park-and-ride lots throughout Cuyahoga County. Fans are urged to purchase a $3.50 All-Day Pass, which includes unlimited ridership. All-Day Passes are available from every RTA farebox.

Football Flyer service

RTA offers non-stop bus service from six sites to all Browns home games. Football Flyer buses leave 1.5 hours before game time. Buses at the Solon site leave 1.75 hours before the game. After the game, fans can board the bus near the Stadium and return home. Adult one-way cash fare is $2.50 no tickets or passes will be accepted.

RTA will operate these routes to all pre-season and regular season home games.

– #920 Parmatown Transit Center, 8555 Day Drive, near the Parmatown Mall.
– #941 Solon Square, 33000 Aurora Road (Rt. 43) at Solon Boulevard. Park in designated RTA area in the middle of the parking lot.
– #946 Westlake Park-N-Ride, 24800 Sperry Road, near the Columbia Road exit of I-90.
– #951 Strongsville Park-N-Ride, 9355 Pearl Road, at the entrance to the Ohio Turnpike.
– #975, North Olmsted Park-N-Ride, 5575 Great Northern Blvd. at I-480, southeast corner.
– #977, Brecksville Municipal Parking lot, 9021 Brecksville Road (Rt. 21), south of Royalton Road (Rt. 82).

Riding the rail

Ride any RTA rail line to Tower City. Riders on the Blue and Green lines can usually stay on the train to reach the Waterfront Line. Red Line riders can transfer to the Waterfront Line. More Rapid Transit info. Waterfront Line trains drop off riders at the West Third Street Station, across the street from the Browns Stadium. Extra service begins two hours before each game.

After the game, as you approach the West Third Street Station, you will be directed to stand in lines marked Green Line/Flats, Blue Line/Flats or Tower City Only, to designate which trains you need to reach your final destination.

If you need an elevator, enter the station building and use the elevator to reach the platform.

To travel east to the Municipal Parking Lot, walk down the stairs inside the station to the platform. RTA staff will direct you to the eastbound trains.

RTA supervisors and Transit Police will be at the West Third Street Station building and platform to help you. Please follow their directions. For more information on RTA, visit the automated trip planner, or call the RTAnswerline, 216-621-9500.

Game Day:

AT&T presents the Cleveland Browns vs. the Detroit Lions, in association with Cleveland Clinic. Gates will open at 5:00 PM. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 PM. Click here to read about Cleveland Browns Stadium Policies – including a listing of prohibited items. Please keep in mind that smoking is now prohibited in Cleveland Browns Stadium per Chapter 3794 of the Ohio Revised Code.


In conjunction with NFL security, fans entering the games will be screened for banned objects in two stages. First, there will be a bag and coat check, followed by a limited-body pat-down. Please plan on allowing extra time to enter, and we thank you for your patience and understanding.


Visit the Browns Gameday Fan Zone located on Alfred Lerner Way along the south side of Cleveland Browns Stadium. Enjoy live music as Cat Walk Blue takes you up to game time. Bring the kids to enjoy the inflatables, face painting, and concessions as well.

Join us two hours before kickoff in the Northern Enclosure – the official tailgate spot for ticketed patrons! The Northern Enclosure is located on the north side of the Stadium.

At GridIron Square, the Browns Team Shop will be open to the public for those of you who need to stock up on your Browns gear before entering the game. The Team Shop will also be open for ticketed fans, from inside the concourse of the Stadium beginning at 5:00 PM.



Legends is a perfect place to meet friends before the game – doors open at 5:00 PM.


Today’s pre-game entertainment is presented by Medical Mutual of Ohio and features Cross Country Youth Football as well as Shaker Heights Youth Football in a special on-field youth football celebration.


Our National Anthem will be performed by Leo Welsh.


Presenting our nation’s colors Sunday will be the Euclid High School ROTC.

Halftime Presented By Chevy Network Dealers:

Halftime will be presented by Chevrolet – the Official Vehicles of the Cleveland Browns. Halftime entertainment will feature two youth football games, presented by Medical Mutual of Ohio, from Amherst Youth Football.

NOTE: Alcohol sales will cease at the end of halftime in the concourses, Legends, the Grille and the Northern Enclosure.



WMMS will be broadcasting their post-game show live from the Grille following the conclusion of the game. The Grille will be open to ticketed fans at 5:00 PM.


Feel free to remain in your seats at the conclusion of the game to watch the Post-game Press Conference live.

Premium Seating:


For our Club Seat Holders; the club lounges will open the same times as our gate entrances, at 5:00 PM and will stay open for an hour after the game. Please see below to view the menu for this weeks club buffet expertly catered by Levy and Associates:

Sausage Sampler
Kielbasa, Italian, Andouille, and Chicken Pesto
With Fire Roasted Peppers and Onions

Mashed Great Lakes Yukon Golden Potatoes

Grilled Regional Vegetables
Blistered Corn Salad
Green Beans with Citrus Aioli
Summer Squash and Zucchini

Fresh Bakery Rolls
Sweet Whipped Butter

Assortment of Seasonal Salads
To include Tropical Fruit; Greek Vegetable; Tomato and Mozzarella;
Summer Field Greens; Caesar; Pasta

Pasta selection
Gemelli Pasta tossed with Eggplant, Roasted Mushrooms, Zucchini, and Yellow Squash with a Roasted Garlic Cream Sauce

Chef Carvery
Herb Roasted Turkey Breast

Cranberry Mustard Sauce
Apricot Chutney

Smoked Beef Brisket
Sweet BBQ Sauce
Caramelized Onion Gravy

Dessert Bars, Cookies and Pastries

Buffet is open until the end of the 1st quarter and is one time through.

Stadium News:


Introducing the Browns Family Zone – a ticketed seating area with an emphasis on providing a family and kid-friendly environment. The Family Zone, located in sections 542 and 543 is a family-friendly, alcohol free area featuring mascots, kid’s meals, special activities and more! Join the family today!


The Cleveland Browns Stadium staff and its Game Day Partners are dedicated to providing a safe and enjoyable game-day experience to all fans in attendance. Please be courteous and respectful to those seated around you and refrain from behavior that interferes with others’ ability to enjoy the game. Game Day Staff members will strive to maintain a fan-friendly environment, free from the following behaviors:

– Using foul, inflammatory or socially unacceptable language or gestures.
– Throwing objects onto the field.
– Interfering with other fans’ ability to enjoy the game.
– Wearing of obscene or indecent clothing.
– Entering the playing field or interfering with the progress of the game.
– Refusing to show your ticket stub when asked by a Stadium representative.
– Attempting to sit in seats for which you are not properly ticketed.
– Excessive standing – please be aware that when you stand, you block the view of the fans behind you. We do not wish to diminish your ability to cheer and enjoy the game, however, your continued standing can interfere with others’ ability to enjoy the game from their seats.
– Smoking – In compliance with Chapter 3794 of the Ohio Revised Code, smoking is prohibited in Cleveland Browns Stadium.

Anyone in violation of these guidelines is subject to ejection, arrest and loss of ticket privileges for future games. If the behavior of a fan or fans around you becomes disruptive or violates the Fan Conduct Policy, the incident should be reported to the nearest Stadium representative. To report an incident anonymously, a call can be placed to the “Tip Line” at 440.824.6000.


Introduced at the start of the 2005 season, Legends, a restaurant and bar is located directly behind the Dawg Pound in the East end zone. The 13,000-square-foot space has been completely renovated to create an experience both convenient and enjoyable for all fans that choose to enter. Legends features 37 flat screen televisions and a full service concessions stand.

With its new additions, Legends is a perfect place for fans to meet friends before the game or take a break from the stands during the game. Legends can be accessed from the stadium’s east ramps, stairs or elevator and will be open from 5:00 PM until the conclusion of the game.


Remember to take part in the Budweiser Good Sport Program. Fans, if you are a designated driver for your family or friends, or need a safe ride home, please sign up at the Budweiser Good Sport Designated Driver Booths or at any Guest Services location. You will have a chance to win a Cleveland Browns/Budweiser prize. Remember, friends don’t let friends drive drunk. Designate a driver. “We all make a difference!”


We’ve added several new National City Bank ATM machines for your convenience. They are located on the concourses throughout the Stadium by sections 110, 129, 139, 148, 342, 515, 537 as well as the South Club near Section 311, the North Club near Section 328, in the new LEGENDS, and also in the Team Shop.


Fans wishing to bring their own banners can hang them in front of the ADA platforms or along the walking bridges, given there is room and they have been approved upon entering the Stadium.

Game Day Promotions:


When the Browns Score, You Save. Show us your ticket stub from any Browns home game after the Browns score and you’ll receive coupon good for $10 off your next $50 purchase. Tickets must be redeemed within one week of the game. And remember, Every Season Starts at Dick’s!


Be on the lookout during the game – you may sitting in the lucky row that will receive certificates good for a free Donatos signature pizza! Nothing goes better with football than great Donatos edge-to-edge pizza!


Browns fans, every time the Browns score from inside the 20 yard line – the Heinz Red Zone – a donation will be made to the Cleveland Browns Foundation on behalf of Giant Eagle, Heinz and the Browns. Fans, you can be winners too! When the Browns score from the Heinz Red Zone, 57 lucky fans will win a hot dog with Heinz condiments – so let’s hear it for our Browns!

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