dangolka (CBS) — After the Patriots canceled follow and closed their amenities Friday following one other optimistic COVID-19 check, they’re again open for enterprise on Saturday morning.
The Patriots’ amenities are open and the group will proceed to arrange for Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Denver Broncos, in response to ESPN’s Discipline Yates. The Pats will doubtless simply host a walkthrough — if something — on the stadium.
The Patriots' facility is again open this morning after the group canceled follow Friday afternoon following a optimistic COVID-19 check.
The group continues to arrange to play Sunday at 1 PM vs. the Broncos.
— Discipline Yates (@FieldYates) October 17, 2020
The Patriots had one other optimistic COVID-19 check from Thursday evening’s spherical of testing, prompting Invoice Belichick to cancel what would have been the group’s second follow of the week on Friday. They later positioned middle James Ferentz on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 listing. He’s the fifth member of the Patriots to be positioned on the listing during the last two weeks.
However the NFL seems set on taking part in Sunday’s recreation, which is ready to kick off at Gillette Stadium at 1 p.m. The Broncos are flying out of Denver for New England later Saturday afternoon. The sport was initially scheduled for final weekend earlier than in the end being postponed till Week 6 after New England had three optimistic COVID-19 exams final week.
The Patriots are anticipated to have each Cam Newton and Stephon Gilmore — each of whom examined optimistic — again for Sunday’s tilt in opposition to Denver. In the intervening time, Ferentz and defensive deal with Byron Cowart are the one New England gamers on the reserve/COVID listing.
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