An unusual NFL season got more bizarre Saturday morning when Patriots quarterback Cam Newton tried positive for the Covid, an association source affirmed to the Daily News. The previous NFL MVP won’t play in the profoundly foreseen standoff in Kansas City which will presently be rescheduled for either Monday or Tuesday, the group declared.
The Chiefs purportedly had practice crew QB Jordan Ta’amu test positive.
“The New England-Kansas City game booked for 4:25 p.m. ET Sunday will be rescheduled to Monday or Tuesday after sure COVID-19 tests on the two groups,” the NFL said in an announcement.
The Patriots and Chiefs shut their offices for the end of the week for contact following, an association source affirmed. Along these lines, no doubt Tuesday would be the soonest the game could be played. Delaying the game until some other time in the season would be the more secure game-plan.
The Patriots delivered an announcement Saturday morning:
“Before the end of last night, we got notice that a Patriots player tried positive for COVID-19. The player promptly entered self-isolate. A few extra players, mentor and staff who have been in close contact with the player got purpose of-care tests toward the beginning of today and all were negative for COVID-19.
“We are in close interview with the NFL, just as our group of free specialists and experts and will follow their direction with respect to our planned outing to Kansas City and game against the Chiefs. The wellbeing and security of our group, just as our rival are of most noteworthy need.”
Newton has looked revived with six complete scores (two passing and four racing) to push the Patriots to a 2-1 beginning. Brian Hoyer and Jarrett Stidham are the other quarterback’s on Bill Belichick’s list.
The most recent sensation comes during seven days when the Titans had a flare-up that constrained the NFL to close down their group office and move their game with the Steelers to in the not so distant future. More Titans representatives (one player and staff individuals) tried positive on Saturday.