The Atlanta Falcons are the most recent NFL group to have a Covid flare-up.
The Falcons shut down their office Thursday after the group had positive COVID-19 test results, as per ESPN.com. The report expressed that there were four positive tests, notwithstanding, starting at now the group has just affirmed one other positive from a non-player, NFL.com announced. The group is working distantly on Thursday as a safeguard. Atlanta put guarded tackle Marlon Davidson on the save/COVID-19 rundown on Wednesday.
Sunday’s NFL Week 6 Falcons-Vikings game stays planned for 1 p.m., the NFL said.
In the previous barely any weeks, the Titans had one sure Covid test swell into an aggregate of 24 cases. The Titans’ 42-16 win over the Bills was rescheduled from Sunday to Tuesday this previous week, with a few Tennessee players staying on the COVID-19/hold list. The Panthers, who beat the Falcons on Sunday, entered the NFL’s concentrated COVID-19 convention.
The Patriots initiated quarterback Cam Newton, who tried positive on Oct. 2, from the NFL’s COVID-19/save list Wednesday. The Patriots had their game against the Broncos pushed back seven days after two more sure tests. Three Patriots stay on the COVID-19/hold list: cornerback Stephon Gilmore, protective tackle Byron Cowart and practice crew DT Bill Murray.
The Falcons news comes one day after the class reported that it would be dropping the 2021 Pro Bowl game, which was scheduled to be played in Las Vegas on Jan. 31, because of the pandemic.
The Falcons terminated mentor Dan Quinn this week after a 0-5 beginning to the season.