dangolka (CBS) – The NFL is reportedly shutting down the Patriots facility once more after a one other constructive coronavirus take a look at. The crew is at the moment scheduled to play Denver Monday evening.
Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Sunday morning that the crew had its fourth constructive take a look at in eight days.
In line with Schefter, the league expects to know extra on Sunday however nonetheless hopes to play the sport as deliberate.
NFL nonetheless plans to play Monday’s Broncos-Patriots sport, supply tells ESPN. There’s additional testing this morning in New England, it takes just a few hours to get again these outcomes, however as of now the league expects to have extra solutions later right now, with the sport performed Monday.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 11, 2020
The ability was closed all through the week after cornerback Stephon Gilmore and observe squad participant Invoice Murray examined constructive for COVID-19. These positives got here within the days after quarterback Cam Newton’s constructive take a look at, which compelled him to overlook the crew’s sport versus the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.
Gamers and coaches labored remotely through the week till they had been capable of return to observe on Saturday. The crew was scheduled for a Sunday walkthrough at Gillette Stadium earlier than information of the newest constructive take a look at.
The crew’s sport in opposition to Denver was initially scheduled for Sunday earlier than the league moved it to Monday evening. No resolution has been introduced by the NFL if it will likely be moved once more.