Near the close of a poor 7 days for the NFL, in terms of COVID-19 quantities spiking on multiple teams, the league postponed video games for the to start with time this season.
Saturday’s recreation between the Cleveland Browns and Las Vegas Raiders was moved to Monday. The Seattle Seahawks-Los Angeles Rams and Washington Soccer Crew-Philadelphia Eagles games ended up also moved thanks to outbreaks on the Rams and Washington. Equally of those people online games will be Tuesday. The NFL announced the adjustments on Friday afternoon.
The Raiders-Browns match will be Monday at 5 p.m. ET on NFL Network. The two Tuesday video games will kick off at 7 p.m. ET on FOX and they’re going to be on NFL Sunday Ticket.
“We have manufactured these schedule alterations primarily based on health care advice and soon after discussion with the NFLPA as we are viewing a new, highly transmissible kind of the virus this week resulting in a substantial raise in scenarios throughout the league,” the NFL claimed in the information release saying the changes. “We go on to make conclusions in consultation with medical industry experts to assure the health and security of the NFL community.”
For gamers on the Raiders, Seahawks and Eagles who are not owning substantial outbreaks, there was frustration at the NFL’s modify of heart. Raiders linebacker K.J. Wright expressed his displeasure.
The news this 7 days by no means obtained much better for the Browns. At first it was that most of their offensive line and receiver Jarvis Landry went on the COVID-19 reserve listing. Then quarterback Baker Mayfield and coach Kevin Stefanski were included on Wednesday. On Thursday, next quarterback up Situation Keenum went on the listing. On Friday, it was edge defender Jadeveon Clowney. As of Friday afternoon, the Browns had