The Nationwide Soccer League has but to take on its coronavirus drawback, with the New England Patriots having to once more delay a sport and the Tennessee Titans having to once more close down their amenities as every group introduced a brand new sure case.
Monday’s sport between the Patriots and the Denver Broncos is being rescheduled for a later date, the league introduced in a commentary to its Twitter account Sunday. The face-off will now happen all through Week 6, on Oct. 18, shifting the Broncos authentic Week 6 fit in opposition to the Miami Dolphins to Week 11.
The problem befell after a brand new coronavirus case at the Patriots aspect.
The Patriots showed to NBC Information on Sunday that it had one new sure take a look at and requested all Tier 1 and Tier 2 staff to proceed day-to-day coronavirus checking out, however no longer input the group facility.
New England’s amenities had been closed previous after 3 gamers — Cam Newton, Stephon Gilmore and Invoice Murray — examined sure for the virus. The group’s factor with the virus had already pressured its sport in opposition to the Kansas Town Chiefs closing week to be driven again an extra day.
Sunday additionally introduced a brand new setback for the Tennessee Titans, who showed to NBC Information that any other body of workers member examined sure.
“We have now briefly closed our facility and are in communique with the league at the subsequent steps,” the group stated in a commentary.
The Titans introduced best Saturday that the group had returned to its facility because the virus wreaked havoc on its lineup and compelled a shutdown weeks in the past.
The outbreak inside the Titans has now risen to 24 sure instances amongst gamers and body of workers. The destiny of the Titans sport in opposition to the Buffalo Expenses on Tuesday, already rescheduled from Sunday, is now doubtful.
An previous sport scheduled between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tennessee Titans in Nashville was once postponed for Oct. 25.
The Related Press contributed.