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Coach Mike Vrabel of the Tennessee Titans tests positive for COVID-19.

Coach Mike Vrabel of the Tennessee Titans said on Sunday that he tested positive for COVID-19 and has been quarantined awaiting additional testing.
Vrabel said he was suffering from a sore throat and earache.
He was tested at the team’s headquarters on Sunday morning, and the results were positive.
He was supposed to meet with reporters in person, but his availability was pushed back an hour and the meeting was held through Zoom.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE FOXNEWS.COM SPORTS COVERAGE “This isn’t the first time we’ve gone through this, so whatever the regulations are, we’ll follow them exactly as they’re put out,” said Vrabel, who revealed he got vaccinated this spring.
After a pair of joint workouts in Tampa on Wednesday and Thursday, the Titans defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34-3 in a preseason game on Saturday night.
GET THE FOX NEWS APP HERE Vrabel wouldn’t specify if there were any more people in quarantine.
He stated that the Titans would have further information on Monday.
Last season, the Titans had the first COVID-19 epidemic in the NFL.
Tennessee was fined $350,000 after the NFL postponed two of its games.

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Mike Florio discusses why Deshaun Watson isn’t on paid leave in the NFL.

Fans of the NFL are accustomed to seeing contentious players placed on paid leave pending the outcome of an investigation into their actions.
Many expected this to be the course of action when the Deshaun Watson problem blew up, but the Houston Texans quarterback’s situation did not follow suit.
Despite credible allegations of sexual misconduct against him, Deshaun Watson has yet to be placed on paid leave.
According to @MarkBermanFox26, the Human Trafficking Unit is in charge of issuing subpoenas in the Deshaun Watson case.
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If true, there might be accusations of human trafficking or prostitution — Amy Dash (@AmyDashTV) August 13, 2021 According to Mike Florio’s latest report, the reason Watson hasn’t been placed on paid leave yet is due to the unique nature of his situation.
Deshaun Watson wanted a trade from the Houston Texans prior to the sexual misconduct case against him exploding, with accusers going on public with the charges.
Two of the 22 women who have accused Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct have gone public with their stories https://t.co/Z5zGyTna4z pic.twitter.com/mgzjxLi2re — Jezebel (@Jezebel) April 7, 2021
As a result, neither the team nor the player have reached an impasse.
Rather, both say Deshaun Watson should not play in the NFL again for the Houston Texans.
There is a slim chance that Deshaun Watson will play this season due to a lack of disagreement between the parties.
This circumstance also benefits the Houston Texans, as a player who has been placed on paid leave by the NFL is difficult to deal.
In terms of seeking for trade partners, this development is significant for Texas.
Paid leave is a possibility if Deshaun Watson decides to play, according to sources. It’s quite possible that the Houston Texans have had secret talks with the NFL about Deshaun Watson’s case.
The league also wants to avoid any unfavorable public relations consequences.
As time is given to the player’s scandals, any paid leave case receives a lot of media attention.
The last thing the league needs is a distraction now that pre-season is in full flow and the regular season is just around the corner.
Deshaun Watson, despite his suspicions that backchannel negotiations between his team and the NFL are taking place, is not challenging the existing quo.
He’s had his fill of attention and will want to stay out of the limelight.
Given that the current circumstances are favorable to all parties involved, this situation is unlikely to progress unless the matter is resolved.
The only way the situation can change is if Deshaun Watson signs with an NFL team this season while the sexual misconduct claims against him remain unresolved.
If that happens, the NFL will most certainly resort to paid leave as a last resort.
Colin D’Cunha edited the piece.

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Jenny Taft, who is she? Skip Bayless is chastised by a TV host for fat-shaming Mike McCarthy.

Jenny Taft, the moderator of Fox Sports 1’s Skip and Shannon: Undisputed, had a little spat with Skip Bayless after the latter fat-shamed Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy.
Jenny Taft tweeted, “I GOT TIME TODAY SKIP #undisputed pic.twitter.com/LlvRUBmdRT — Protect Your Energy (PYE) (@ameazyyy) August 11, 2021 Jenny Taft slams Skip Bayless after outspoken take Skip Bayless, noted for his controversial comments, questioned Mike McCarthy’s body following the debut episode of HBO’s Hard Knocks, a show charting the Cowboys’ 20
“I’m not aiming anything at him, but he’s a touch hefty,” Bayless added.
I wouldn’t want my head coach in the National Football League not to look the part.” Taft, on the other hand, was not having it.
“Is every good coach as fit as you, Skip? I don’t believe that’s a fair shot at all,” she retorted.
I’ve had lots of coaches with less-than-ideal physiques, including my college coach, so I don’t believe that’s a fair shot.” Skip continued to reject Taft’s comments, as he normally does when someone challenges his questionable jabs.
But, before the broadcast went to commercial, the moderator continued to slam him.
“And I’m free to have an opinion! Well, I’m allowed to say whatever I want on this show, as you are!” she added. Taft has been praised on social media for her brilliant response to Skip Bayless’ disgusting remark.
Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys It’s ridiculous to assume that a coach’s physical appearance has an impact on a player’s performance.
Andy Reid, who has been outspoken about his fondness for cheeseburgers, isn’t exactly svelte.
The same can be said for Bruce Arians, the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who defeated Reid’s Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl.
Skip’s remarks were uncalled for, and Taft did an excellent job of holding him accountable for what he said on live television.
Jenny Taft’s career For almost a decade, Taft has been one of Fox Sports’ most valuable assets.
My buddy @JennyTaft is one of the most amazing people you’ll ever meet!
She is a dedicated, considerate, and talented individual.
I admire her much, especially after witnessing how nicely she handled herself today.
Jen, you did an excellent job!
She started with the network’s affiliates before being elevated to Fox Sports 1 in 2013. — Joel Klatt (@joelklatt) August 11, 2021
She began her career with the network as a college football reporter, and her career has only progressed since then.
Taft covered the NFL, MLB, and the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in the years that followed.
She filled in as a host for a few Fox Sports shows in 2018.
She was named the new moderator for Undisputed later that year, succeeding Joy Taylor.
In 2020, she also worked as an AFL sideline reporter.
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