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The COVID-19 hits keep coming back to the NFL. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the New Orleans Saints are the latest to feel the wrath of the pandemic, who will do without a star against Terron Armstead after testing positive for the virus on Saturday. Since this positive test on the eve of the matchup of the 12th. Week in New Orleans against the Denver Broncos, the Pro Bowl tackle is over for Sunday.
« Found out this morning that I tested positive for Covid! » Armstead wrote in a tweet posted on Saturday. « I feel completely normal and ready to play with my boys tomorrow. Unfortunately, that can’t happen, and while that [expletively] sucks, I can’t downplay the impact Covid has had on so many lives. Everyone stays safe. «
This offends the injury to the Saints who, due to a concussion, already went into this matchup without starting left guard Andrus Peat. Now the entire left side of the O-Line has evaporated as Taysom Hill makes his second start to the season at the quarterback in place of Drew Brees, who is currently in an injured reserve with a rib injury.
Armstead is now in the middle of its eighth season in the NFL, all of which were with the Saints. Not only has he played and started in all 10 New Orleans games this season, but the 29-year-old is currently third on the team in offensive Snaps. Only center Erick McCoy (100%) and other offensive colleagues attack Ryan Ramczyk (94). 98%) have had more snaps on the offensive side of the ball than Armstead, who played in 89. 81% of the snapshots to this point.
Armstead is just the newest player in the league to test positive for COVID-19. It was revealed earlier on Saturday that the Steelers are currently on the verge of an outbreak after James Conner and an assistant coach were added to the growing list of positive tests in Pittsburgh. Meanwhile, the Colts also put Jonathan Taylor on the reserve / COVID list and banned him for week 12.
On Friday, the NFL released a memo to all 32 teams stating that they will cease their personal activities on Monday, November. 30 and Tuesday, Dec. . 1 in an attempt to contain possible new outbreaks after Thanksgiving and increase positivity rates across the country.
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World News – US – Saints Will Be She at week 12 after a positive COVID-19 test, according to report without Pro Bowl against Terron Armstead
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