dangolka (CBS) — A optimistic COVID-19 check for Cam Newton will probably find yourself costing the quarterback only one sport.
Based on ESPN’s Subject Yates, Newton is “on monitor” to begin for the Patriots after they host the Broncos on Sunday afternoon.
When the Patriots return to observe on Thursday, QB Cam Newton is predicted to rejoin the staff, per supply. That will put Newton on monitor to begin Sunday vs. the Broncos.
— Subject Yates (@FieldYates) October 14, 2020
Newton first examined optimistic for the coronavirus on Oct. 2, simply two days earlier than the Patriots have been scheduled to play the Chiefs in Kansas Metropolis. That sport ended up transferring a day later, and Newton didn’t play.
The Patriots’ Week 5 sport vs. Denver was then postponed a day after which every week, after three extra Patriots gamers examined optimistic.
Within the interim, Newton has remained asymptomatic, per a number of stories. By NFL guidelines, he shall be allowed to return to work this week, and the most recent report signifies that the staff is banking on No. 1 being below heart come Sunday at 1 p.m.
Stephon Gilmore, who additionally examined optimistic final week, might return as nicely:
Stephon Gilmore – supply tells @wbz – anticipated to be part of observe as nicely.
Good indicators for the #Patriots – #WBZ @steveburtonwbz https://t.co/iaC7LMeXsa
— Dan Roche (@RochieWBZ) October 14, 2020
The Patriots’ sport vs. Denver had been scheduled for Week 5, however the Patriots’ uptick in optimistic instances compelled the postponement till Week 6.