Foxboro, Massachusetts – The Broncos Patriots match that has been postponed to Monday has now been moved to next Sunday after the Patriots had a new positive test for the coronavirus Sunday morning, sources told Adam Shifter of ESPN.
The Patriots were due to be in Farewell in Week 6, while the Broncos were supposed to play Miami. Dolphins-Broncos is being rescheduled.
A source told Shifter that aside from the only positive test, all other Patriots tests were negative Sunday morning.
“In no way have we trained all week and canceled our game,” he wrote, later adding, “IM HOT ON GOD I AM.”
Simmons wrote: “Injuries are at their all-time peak and farewell week was burning with practices.”
Injuries were at an all-time high and our farewell week was packed with practices. https://t.co/4Z11ZBTi2D
– Justin Simons (@ jsimms1119) October 11, 2020
I am hot to Allah
– FL ⚡️ SH (@ Melvingordon25) October 11, 2020
Sources told Schefter and ESPN’s Field Yates that the NFL closed the Patriots facility on Sunday morning for the third time in 10 days while it ran more testing.
The Patriots reopened their facilities and held training on the Saturday after the facility closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Newton’s positive test returned on October 3, which was when the Patriots were due to travel to Kansas City for a match against Chiefs the next day. But the facility has been shut down and the players and coaches have been sent home.
The game was moved to Monday, and the Patriots traveled that morning. Veteran Corner Jason McCurty He questioned if the NFL were putting team safety first, suggesting that maybe the match should have been postponed.
Gilmore played every hit in a 26-10 loss to the Presidents, and tested positive for COVID-19 two days later. He was part of a group of Newton confidants who traveled on a separate plane to Kansas City. Murray was placed on the precaution / COVID-19 list the day before.
The Patriots underwent negative tests for three consecutive days prior to Sunday’s shutdown.