The NFL It is under scrutiny due to the great wave of infections that have been seen in the last couple of weeks. There have already been several franchises that have even been forced to cancel training as a precaution due to outbreaks in the schools. Now there is a new team on the league’s positive list: Jacksonville Jaguars.
Tension in the NFL
More and more teams are announcing infections on their campuses. In recent days, franchises such as the New England Patriots, the Atlanta Falcons and the Indianapolis Colts have been under scrutiny for the temporary closure of their facilities. All have positives in their schools, and have been forced to put into action the emergency protocols in the run-up to Week 6.
Jacksonville Jaguars is the latest team to have confirmed positives from their facilities. The franchise issued an official statement announcing the cancellation of training this Friday. “After confirming the positive test overnight, our organization started working with the NFL to review the contact tracing data while the player went into isolation.
«As a precautionary measure, we made the decision to carry out our soccer activities remotely following the protocols and recommendations of the NFL. This decision was made in agreement with the league and the team’s medical advisers. The health and safety of our players, coaches and staff, as well as their families, is our top priority, ”added the team.
Week 6 still stands
Despite the fact that with fewer cases, meetings have been canceled, Week 6 is underway. The NFL confirmed this Friday, October 16, that the matches of this Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football will be played normally. All franchises with infected have been following the protocols to the letter, and the schedule will not be altered.