dangolka (CBS) — For the second straight day, the Patriots had no new constructive COVID-19 exams on Tuesday. These outcomes are from Monday’s spherical of testing.
That’s excellent news for the Pats, as they hope to renew preparations for Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Denver Broncos on Wednesday. That sport was initially scheduled for final Sunday, solely to be pushed to Monday night time when the Patriots didn’t maintain an in-person observe till Saturday of final week. The sport was in the end postponed till Week 6 when New England defensive sort out Byron Cowart examined constructive on Sunday.
Cowart is considered one of 4 Patriots gamers at present on the NFL’s reserve/COVID checklist, becoming a member of quarterback Cam Newton, cornerback Stephon Gilmore and observe squad DT Invoice Murray.
The #Patriots and #Chiefs additionally had no new positives from Monday's COVID-19 testing, per supply.
If all stays on observe, New England planning to return to observe area Wednesday following its sudden bye.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 13, 2020
There’s a likelihood that Newton might be again with the group as early as Wednesday, however Invoice Belichick didn’t have a lot of an replace on that entrance when addressing reporting on Tuesday.
The Patriots can have Tuesday off earlier than returning to Gillette Stadium for observe on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday main as much as Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Broncos.