Tag: NFL COVID-19

Robert Saleh, head coach of the New York Jets,  questions a penalty from one of the officials during a recent game at MetLife Stadium. (Image: Getty)

New York Jets Head Coach Robert Saleh Tests Positive for COVID-19

It’s been another winter of discontent for Gang Green, so it’s not surprising that Santa Claus gifted them another setback. Robert Saleh, the Jets’ rookie head coach, tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. Saleh is one of four NFL head coaches to test positive for COVID this season, along with […]

Wide receiver Tyreek Hill snags a touchdown against the LA Chargers in Week 15, but he also caught COVID this week. (Image: Getty)

Kansas City Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill Out with COVID

In case you were wondering, cheetahs can’t outrun COVID. Speedster Tyreek “Cheetah” Hill is the latest member of the Kansas City Chiefs to head to the reserve/COVID-19 list. Patrick Mahomes loves throwing the ball to Hill, who’s ranked second in the NFL with 102 catches. He’s fourth overall in receiving […]

Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns struggled to contain a COVID-19 outbreak. (Image: Getty)

NFL Moves Games to Monday and Tuesday Due to COVID-19 Outbreaks

Tuesday Night Football returns! Week 15 of the NFL season initially had two Saturday games on the slate, but one of them — the Las Vegas Raiders at the Cleveland Browns — has been moved to Monday night due to the Browns’ ongoing battle with a COVID-19 outbreak. The NFL […]

LA Rams running back Darrell Henderson rushes for a touchdown at SoFi Stadium. (Image: Getty)

LA Rams Send RB Darrell Henderson to the Reserve/COVID-19 List

The Los Angeles Rams will rely on Sony Michel to handle the main workload at running back in Week 14 after they placed starting RB Darrell Henderson on the reserve COVID-19 list on Saturday. The Rams (8-4) head to Arizona (10-2) to play the Cardinals on Monday Night Football. The […]

Mike Williams catches a pass for the Los Angeles Chargers against the Cincinnati Bengals. (Image: Getty)

LA Chargers Send Mike Williams, Chris Harris to COVID Reserve List

The Los Angeles Chargers are attempting to contain a COVID-19 outbreak in their locker room. After putting Keenan Allen on the COVID-19 reserve list earlier in the week, the Chargers added wide receiver Mike Williams and cornerback Chris Harris, Jr to the list on Wednesday. Williams caught 55 passes for […]

Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper leaps for a touchdown catch in the end zone against Minnesota Vikings CB Cameron Dantzler. (Image: Jim Mone/AP)

Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper Tests Positive for COVID-19, Out 2 Games

Amari Cooper, standout wide receiver from the Dallas Cowboys, tested positive for COVID-19 and he’ll miss the next two games, which includes the Cowboys’ annual game on Thanksgiving next Thursday. The Cowboys placed Cooper on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Friday. Cooper will not suit up in Week 11 against the […]

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in action against the Chicago Bears during Monday Night Football in Week 9. (Image: Gene Puskar/AP)

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Tests Positive for COVID

On the eve of their Week 10 matchup against the winless Detroit Lions, the Pittsburgh Steelers discovered the quarterback Ben Roethlisberger tested positive for COVID-19. Roethlisberger took a licking this season, but despite playing through multiple maladies this season including a torn pectoral muscle and a nagging shoulder injury. However, […]

Nick Chubb of the Cleveland Browns evades a tackler from the Cincinnati Bengals, but he was unable to dodge COVID. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Nick Chubb Tests Positive for COVID, Cleveland Browns Down to 1 RB

The Cleveland Browns are struggling to contain a COVID-19 outbreak in their locker room, which has decimated their running backs after starter Nick Chubb and backups Demetric Felton and John Kelly tested positive. Before contracting COVID, Chubb led the Browns with 721 yards on 6.0 yards per carry, helping him […]

The New Orleans Saints offense in action against the Green Bay Packers in Week 1 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Image: Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP)

New Orleans Saints Facing COVID Outbreak Among Coaching Staff

The New Orleans Saints are trying to contain a COVID-19 outbreak after eight people, including coaches and players, tested positive. The outbreak began among their coaching staff after six assistant offensive coaches tested positive. One unidentified player and a nutritionist are also among the positives, according to a report from […]

Anyone Free to Coach the Lions Saturday?

Anyone Free to Coach the Lions Saturday?

The Detroit Lions announced Thursday evening that interim head coach Darrell Bevell will sit out the game at home vs. the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Saturday due to a positive Covid-19 test. Bevell is the first NFL head coach to miss a game this season. He joins the teams’ four other […]

NBA Joins NFL in Decision to Wait Their Turn for COVID-19 Vaccine

NBA Joins NFL in Decision to Wait Their Turn for COVID-19 Vaccine

The NBA gave its franchises and individuals a warning Christmas Eve that nobody in the league could cut in line for the first round of COVID-19 vaccines. In a memo released Thursday afternoon, the league made official their position on the FDA-approved Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, which started to be […]