Staging a whole slate of video games is a week-to-week proposition in a 2020 NFL season making an attempt to plow by means of the coronavirus pandemic. In Week 6, the NFL seems to be within the clear.
There have been no new optimistic COVID-19 assessments Sunday morning throughout the NFL, in line with a number of stories, which means each NFL Week 6 sport is about to be performed as scheduled.
That features the Patriots vs. Broncos sport at 1 p.m. that was postponed from Week 5, and the Chiefs vs. Payments sport which was pushed from Thursday to Monday after Buffalo needed to play final Tuesday in opposition to the Titans. The Jets are additionally enjoying the Dolphins as a substitute of the Chargers as a part of a slew of schedule adjustments the NFL made final week.
The slice of optimistic information comes after a regarding weekend in six groups needed to place at the very least one participant on the reserve/COVID-19 checklist. The Patriots put three gamers on the checklist on Saturday.
The Jaguars on Saturday positioned 13 gamers, 12 of whom are on the apply squad, on the reserve/COVID-19 checklist. One practice-squad participant examined optimistic, and the opposite practice-squad gamers had been positioned on the checklist after coming in shut contact with the optimistic participant.
Recreation-day assessments might be administered in Week 6 for the primary time this NFL season.