dangolka (CBS) — The NFL has already began an investigation to find out if the Patriots adopted the entire league’s COVID-19 protocols within the wake of Cam Newton’s constructive check over the weekend.
The NFL acted shortly to research the Patriots, in line with Professional Soccer Discuss’s Mike Florio, who famous that the league didn’t act as swiftly when the Tennessee Titans acquired a rash of constructive exams final week. Florio factors out that the league took a number of days to start out its investigation of the Titans, however they acted rather more swiftly with the Patriots, who had only one constructive check.
Per a league supply, the NFL promptly launched an investigation into whether or not the Patriots complied with all related protocols, after information of quarterback Cam Newton‘s constructive check emerged.
There hadn’t even been (and nonetheless hasn’t been) a second constructive in New England. Which makes it a bit unusual, to say the least, that the NFL moved so shortly.
It’s unclear whether or not the NFL additionally has launched an investigation in Kansas Metropolis concerning its single constructive check, generated by practice-squad quarterback Jordan Ta’amu.
If this investigation is something just like the one the NFL launched in opposition to the Patriots over member of Kraft Sports activities Productions filming the Cincinnati Bengals from a Cleveland press field final season, we are able to count on the outcomes to be introduced someday in the course of 2021 — in the event that they even launch their findings.
Sunday’s Patriots-Chiefs sport was postponed after Newton’s analysis, rescheduled for Monday night time at 7 p.m. on CBS/WBZ-TV.