The alarms have been turned back on in the NFL. A few hours ago, Colts They closed their practice facilities, after several members of the franchise tested positive for coronavirus. Immediately, the Indianapolis team took steps to work remotely, putting the Week 6 game against Cincinnati in doubt.
“We were informed that multiple individuals within our organization have tested positive for COVID-19. The team is currently in the process of confirming those tests. In the meantime, training facilities will be closed and the team will work remotely while following NFL protocols. Colts through a statement.
It was a false alarm
Hours after closing its facilities, Colts reported that after analyzing all the positives again, the new results were negative, so it was a false alarm on the equipment. Immediately after the news was confirmed, Indianapolis reopened its facilities to prepare for Sunday’s game against the Bengals.
‘All four positive samples were retested and confirmed negative. After consulting with the NFL and the head of the medical office, Dr. Allen Sills, the team will open the training facilities this afternoon under the intensive protocol of the league and continue their preparation for Sunday’s game against Cincinnati. ” the Colts.
Colts, forced to triumph
After five weeks, the Colts They are 3-2 in the AFC South. Their division is dominated by the Titans, who hold a perfect 4-0 record. For this reason, Indianapolis is forced to prevail over the Bengals, as they lost to the Browns last week and are prohibited from missing home games if they want to sneak into the postseason.