The NFL’s Hall of Fame game between the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts in Canton, Ohio has reportedly been canceled for tonight.
Rumors were swirling on Twitter about how unsafe the field was, and those rumors appeared to be confirmed when Colts defensive tackle Ricky Lumpkin tweeted the game was canceled because “safety is number 1.” (SLIDESHOW: Derek Jeter’
Game canceled but will go out and talk to fans and sign things. Was juiced but safety is number 1.
— Ricky Lumpkin (@RickyLumpkin) August 7, 2016
NFL network reporter Steve Wyche had previously reported that the game was in jeopardy because of unspecified reasons involving the field. (SLIDESHOW: These Are The Sexiest Photos Of Ronda Rousey On The Internet)
Pro Football Hall of Fame game between Colts and Packers in jeopardy because of field conditions.
— Steve Wyche (@wyche89) August 7, 2016
Not a great look for the NFL that it couldn’t get a field ready for the first preseason game of the season when they’ve had months to get it done.
This is a developing situation. Check back for updates.