The NFL is offering a free hotel room to players who want to go out and enjoy the game.
In a news release, the league said it is providing free hotel rooms to players during the preseason, which begins Friday.
“If you want to stay out late and party, go to a bar or restaurant, or enjoy a beer at a bar, then you can,” the league stated.
“If you are a team player, you can join a game at home and enjoy a few hours of entertainment.
It’s that simple.”
The NFL released the release Friday morning on Twitter.
The league also said it will be “giving free hotel accommodations for all players who participate in the preseason” beginning Friday.
Players are required to wear a team jersey, which means they must wear the same uniform in the same games.
The NFL said players will wear the team logo on their uniforms, but the logo will not be required to have the name of the team.
The NFL also released a list of venues it said it would be open to players on Friday.ESPN will have coverage of the games on Friday at noon ET, as will ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, PBS, TBS and truTV.
The official NFL Network website will also have coverage starting Friday at 11 a.m.
The game is set to start at 1 p.m., but it will still be a bit early to watch.
The preseason begins Friday at 1:05 p.s.