dangolka (CBS) – The New England Patriots have been speculated to play certainly one of their greatest video games of the season this weekend in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs. However that received’t occur after quarterback Cam Newton examined optimistic for COVID-19.
The NFL has postponed Sunday’s Patriots-Chiefs recreation and hopes to play it on Monday or Tuesday. The league launched the next assertion Saturday morning, which revealed that the Chiefs are additionally coping with optimistic assessments:
The New England-Kansas Metropolis recreation scheduled for 4:25 p.m. ET Sunday will probably be rescheduled to Monday or Tuesday after optimistic COVID-19 assessments on each groups.
In session with infectious illness specialists, each golf equipment are working intently with the NFL and the NFLPA to guage a number of shut contacts, carry out extra testing and monitor developments. All choices will probably be made with the well being and security of gamers, staff and gameday personnel as our major consideration.
The Patriots have been set to fly out to Kansas Metropolis round 1 p.m. on Saturday, however gamers have been despatched dwelling after the optimistic check was revealed.
Patriots-Chiefs is now the second recreation this weekend that has been postponed resulting from COVID-19. Sunday’s Tennessee-Pittsburgh recreation was postponed earlier this week after the Titans has a number of gamers and workers members check optimistic.