New England Patriots Quarterback Cam Newton has tested positive for Covid-19 and will not play in the team’s Week 4 match against Kansas City Chiefs, according to it. Multiple reports.
The New England-Kansas City match, initially scheduled for Sunday afternoon, will be postponed to Monday or Tuesday after presidents expressed concern about the risk of the Patriots flying by plane shortly after Newton’s positive test.
Patriots A statement was issued On Saturday morning, he said that an unidentified player tested positive for the virus late last night and that he immediately entered quarantine.
The team said players, coaches, and individuals who interacted with the player had been tested as of Saturday morning and had all tested negative.
ESPN He was the first to be informed The player in question was Newton, NFL’s best player of 2015 and who has by far become the oldest star to test positive for coronavirus since football’s return amid a pandemic that has infected More than 7.3 million Americans.
The NFL He later said that a Kansas City Chiefs player had also tested positive for the virus.
The news comes days after the league He was forced to delay Sunday’s game between the Steelers and Titans after 16 Tennessee players and staff was positive.
Newton, 31 years old I signed a one-year contract With the Patriots during the off-season period after Tom Brady’s departure to the Tampa Bay Pirates