LOS ANGELES – It's not an uncommon sight to find longtime Rams fan, Jamie Cabral, going through her impressive collection of gear and memorabilia.
"Before the month starts of training camp, I definitely go through and pull out my flags, my pictures," she explained.
While on the outside, all appears normal for the diehard fan, this offseason is much different than the last.
"Usually we have something to look forward to," she said. "I start going through my tailgating supplies, looking to see if there’s anything new I can add to my queue. Now it’s just kinda a waiting game.”
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She's at home waiting and wondering if she'll be able to see her Rams play at all this year.
On Wednesday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said people should not expect to see large gatherings, like sporting events, in the city until 2021.
"Nothing I've heard would indicate that we'll be having thousands of people gathering anytime soon and probably not for the rest of this year," Garcetti said on CNN's The Situation Room.
Although Sofi Stadium, the future home of the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers, is located in the City of Inglewood and not Los Angeles proper, hearing Garcetti's comments still worried fans like Cabral.
“It’s really going to take an effect this year, and I'm just thinking, 'alright now what?'" Cabral said. "What are we gonna do on Sundays?”
It's even tougher to come to terms with for those like Cabral who've already paid their personal seat licenses and have tickets secured in the brand new arena — set to open in July.
“Oh my gosh, that’s a huge tick out of my back account and to think that what am I paying into for this year? How is that going to be affected?" she said. "Is that going to be refunded or just credit? That’s money that’s out of my account now.”
The uncertainty of it all is creating a lot of unanswered questions for sports fans across Southern California and nationwide, who are already dealing with the emotional impact of something they love being taken away.
After all, for Cabral, the Rams are family.
"My dad actually passed away two months before the Rams announced they were coming back to L.A.," she said. "And that was one of the reasons my brother and I continued to be season ticket holders.”
It's also why she continues to do her best to remain optimistic. Her hope is that even if she can't be there live, there will be some sort of football played this Fall.
For now, it's all a waiting game with no end in sight.