The coronavirus continues to hit the different leagues in the world. And the NFL she was already forced to make changes to her calendar. After confirming a new positive case in the New England franchise, the duel between Patriots and Broncos, initially scheduled for tomorrow, was moved to next Sunday, which led to the modification of other matches, the league reported.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Patriots had only one new infected, all other tests were negative this Sunday early in the day. However, the NFL decided to close the New England facility for the third time in 10 days. This as a measure to avoid more infections and carry out more tests with close contacts. In addition, hours later, the league confirmed the movements in matches.
So was the calendar
The Broncos-Patriots game will be played on Sunday, October 18, at 1:00 p.m. ET. The Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills for Week 6 was traded from Thursday night to Monday, October 19. The Jets vs. Dolphins will go from Week 10 to Week 6 at 4:05 p.m. ET. The Jets vs. Chargers also underwent changes, as it will go from Week 6 to 11 on Sunday, November 22 at 4:05 p.m. ET.
The engagement between Jaguars and Chargers will run from Week 8 to 7, next Sunday, October 25 at 4:25 p.m. ET. While the Chargers vs Broncos goes from Week 11 to 8 and will be played on Sunday, November 1 at 4:05 p.m. for the East. The Chargers-Dolphins will also move. It changes from Week 7 to 10 to be celebrated on Sunday, November 15. Finally, the Dolphins-Broncos go from Week 6 to 11, to be played at 4:05 p.m. ET.
Uncertain outlook in the NFL
These confirmed changes could be the first of a few more on the season. And it is that while the infections by coronavirus do not stop, the NFL it will be forced to make modifications. One of the hardest hit franchises has been the Titans, who have confirmed up to 24 positives among players and part of the staff. Which already postponed their duels against the Steelers and Bills.