NFL coronavirus tracker: One other Titans participant exams optimistic Thursday, sport vs. Payments in query


After three largely profitable weeks, the NFL, over the previous 10 days, is now coping with a rash of optimistic COVID-19 instances that might result in extra video games being postponed heading into Week 5. 

A day after two new Titans gamers examined optimistic for COVID-19, a further Tennessee participant has examined optimistic for the virus, based on NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero. That brings the tally to 23 Titans gamers and personnel members who’ve examined optimistic for COVID-19 since Sept. 24. The Titans gamers which have examined optimistic embody Corey Davis, Adam Humphries, DaQuan Jones, Kristian Fulton, Jefferey Simmons, Kamalei Correa, Beau Brinkley, Isaiah Wilson, and observe squad gamers Cameron Batson, Greg Mabin, and Tommy Hudson.

The league is at the moment evaluating their choices for Sunday’s sport between the Titans and Payments, based on Pelissero. There’s an possibility of enjoying Sunday’s sport on both Monday or Tuesday in Nashville. If this occurs, subsequent Thursday night time’s sport between the Chiefs and Payments could be moved to Saturday, based on ESPN’s Dianna Russini. 

Final week, the league determined to push again the Titans residence sport in opposition to the Steelers to Week 7. In addition they rescheduled the Patriots-Chiefs sport to this previous Monday night time after New England quarterback Cam Newton examined optimistic for the virus. And whereas the league continues to attempt to navigate by means of enjoying throughout a pandemic, Allen Stills, the league’s chief medical officer, just lately stated that the NFL may pause the common season with a view to cleanse itself of optimistic instances. 

The Titans might face punishment from the league workplace after pictures emerged of Tennessee gamers, together with quarterback Ryan Tannehill, breaking league protocol to exercise with one another outdoors of the workforce’s facility final week. There’s additionally speak of groups having to forfeit video games if the league concludes {that a} workforce has knowingly damaged league’s COVID-19 insurance policies. Right now, a forfeit has not been mentioned for the Titans, based on NFL Community’s Judy Batista

We’ll replace this story as extra information concerning the Titans-Payments sport, in addition to different COVID-19 information from across the league, because it continues to return in. 


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