The NFL is already going via a enviornment with sure COVID-19 assessments lawful three weeks into the 2020 season.
Week 4 saw two games postponed as a results of gamers finding out sure for the coronavirus. The Steelers and Titans sport became faraway from the week fully after a complete lot of gamers/workers on Tennessee tested sure for COVID-19. Later, the Patriots and Chiefs sport became postponed following sure assessments on both groups.
These sure assessments be conscious earlier instances of COVID-19 we saw from gamers earlier within the season. Below, we will be tracking which NFL gamers possess reportedly tested sure for COVID-19 this season. This checklist will no longer encompass gamers who tested sure earlier than the originate of the usual season.
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NFL gamers with COVID-19
Right here is the updated checklist of NFL gamers who possess been positioned on the league’s COVID-19 checklist after finding out sure for the coronavirus:
- Cam Newton, QB, Patriots
- A.J. Terrell, CB, Falcons
- Jordan Ta’amu, QB, Chiefs
- Adam Humphries, WR, Titans
- Kristian Fulton, CB, Titans
- Jeffery Simmons, DE, Titans
- Cam Batson, WR, Titans
- Kamalei Correa, LB, Titans
- Tommy Hudson, TE, Titans
- Beau Brinkley, LS, Titans
- DaQuan Jones, DL, Titans
- Greg Mabin, DB, Titans
Cam Newton, QB, Patriots
Newton will pass over the Patriots’ Week 4 sport against the Chiefs after finding out sure the Friday night earlier than the sport. His sure check result compelled the league to reschedule the sport in a while within the week. On the time of his sure check, no reasonably a couple of contributors of the Patriots had tested sure. (UPDATE: ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Oct. 3 that each and each reasonably a couple of Patriots assessments came reduction negative for the virus.)
A.J. Terrell, CB, Falcons
Terrell tested sure before Atlanta’s Week 3 sport against the Bears. He became added to the group’s COVID-19/reserve checklist and became sluggish for that Week 3 sport. He remains on that checklist and will likely pass over Week 4’s matchup against the Packers.
Terrell became the first player to overlook a sport within the 2020 NFL season because of a sure COVID-19 check.
Jordan Ta’amu, QB, Chiefs
Whereas no longer a member of the sharp roster, Ta’amu is a member of the Chiefs’ be conscious squad. Because the Kansas Metropolis Neatly-known particular person notes, Ta’amu “level-headed takes segment in group and positional conferences,” which implies he’s level-headed around the group and its gamers. No reasonably a couple of Chiefs player has tested sure, however the mix of Ta’amu’s sure check and Newton’s compelled the league the prolong the Week 4 matchup between the Patriots and Chiefs.
A complete of 16 contributors of the Titans organization has now tested sure for COVID-19 within the week following their Week 3 sport against the Vikings. ESPN reports there possess been eight gamers and eight group personnel who tested sure. The names of the Titans gamers who tested sure possess no longer been released or reported on. The end result of the sure assessments compelled the league to reschedule the Titans’ Week 4 matchup against the Steelers.