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Cole Beasley, Gabriel Davis, and Star Lotulelei of the Buffalo Bills have been placed in quarantine after being considered close contacts.

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— Wide receivers Cole Beasley and Gabriel Davis of the Buffalo Bills will miss the next five days of practice after being identified as close contacts of a team trainer who tested positive for COVID-19, according to a league source.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, defensive tackle Star Lotulelei is also under quarantine.
After testing negative for the virus on Tuesday morning, all three players are required to skip practice per to the NFL’s COVID-19 policy.
According to Schefter, the trainer is completely vaccinated.
The news of Beasley and Davis being quarantined was first reported by the New York Daily News.
The NFL’s policy, which severely restricts unvaccinated athletes while allowing vaccinated players to return to near-normalcy, drew criticism from Beasley in June, when he tweeted that he was not vaccinated and would “enjoy my one life like I want.”
If they are close contacts with someone who tests positive for COVID-19, unvaccinated players must stay away from the team for five days; vaccinated players do not have to quarantine if they are close contacts with someone who tests positive for COVID-19.
Unvaccinated players are needed to be checked everyday under the policy controlling preseason and training camp, whereas vaccinated players are only required to be tested every two weeks, according to Beasley.
“It’s self-evident that if a vaxxed or unvaxxed athlete is tested less frequently, the chances of being removed for COVID diminish drastically,” Beasley said.
“In terms of player safety, I’ll just say that we all want to be safe,” Beasley said. Beasley was the Bills’ second-leading receiver in 2020, with 967 yards on 82 catches, both career highs.
During his rookie season last year, Davis had the second-most receiving touchdowns on the team with seven.

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According to reports, the Patriots are dissatisfied with Cam Newton’s handling of the COVID process.

Due to a breach of COVID-19 guidelines, Cam Newton will miss what many perceive to be vital practice time this week, and there are apparently some people within the New England Patriots organization who aren’t thrilled with the former NFL MVP.
Newton will be suspended for five days, according to the Patriots, due to a “misunderstanding” with the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols.
On Saturday, the quarterback was away from the squad for club-approved medical care, but he failed to adhere to established testing protocols.
Newton, who is unvaccinated, missed a day of testing despite the fact that he was tested outside of the Patriots’ facilities and came up negative.
Unvaccinated players must undergo daily testing at an NFL-approved facility.
According to NFL Network’s Michael Giardi, the Patriots are frustrated with Newton’s predicament internally.
Newton’s absence, according to one “key” member of the organization, will open the door for rookie Mac Jones to earn the starting quarterback job.

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After being exposed to Covid-19, Cole Beasley and Gabriel Davis will miss the last preseason game for the Buffalo Bills.

Cole Beasley and Gabriel Davis will miss the last preseason game for the Buffalo Bills after testing positive for Covid-19. Cole Beasley has been outspoken in his opposition to the coronavirus vaccine. Buffalo Bills wide receivers Cole Beasley and Gabriel Davis will miss the final preseason game for the team after being deemed close contracts of a training staff member who has tested positive for Covid-19.
After being revealed, veteran defensive tackle Star Lotulelei was also sent home.
According to reports, all three players have tested negative, but they must go through the league’s’re-entry process’ for the next five days because they have not been vaccinated.
Vaccinated players who have been exposed can practice as long as they have negative tests, but the Buffalo trio will miss the week of practice and the team’s last preseason game on Saturday against the Green Bay Packers.
According to ESPN, the trainer, who has not been identified, was completely vaccinated.
Beasley has been outspoken in his opposition to vaccination, even producing an anti-vaccine rap song recently.
On Sunday, September 12th, the Bills will host the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick off their 2021/22 season.
Cam Newton was recently required to go through the NFL’s five-day re-entry process for unvaccinated players. Due to a mix-up with the NFL’s new Covid-19 requirements, Newton will not be able to train with the club until Thursday.
Newton, backed by the Patriots, left the New England area on Saturday for a medical appointment and continued to test negative for Covid-19 on a regular basis.
“Because to a misunderstanding about testing taken outside of NFL facilities, and as mandated by the NFL-NFLPA standards, Cam will be subjected to the five-day entrance cadence procedure before returning to the facility,” the Patriots said in a statement.
“Cam will continue to participate virtually in team activities until Thursday, August 26 when he returns to the club.”

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After being exposed to Covid-19, Cole Beasley and Gabriel Davis will miss the last preseason game for the Buffalo Bills.

Cole Beasley and Gabriel Davis will miss the last preseason game for the Buffalo Bills after testing positive for Covid-19. Cole Beasley has been outspoken in his opposition to the coronavirus vaccine. Buffalo Bills wide receivers Cole Beasley and Gabriel Davis will miss the final preseason game for the team after being deemed close contracts of a training staff member who has tested positive for Covid-19.
After being revealed, veteran defensive tackle Star Lotulelei was also sent home.
According to reports, all three players have tested negative, but they must go through the league’s’re-entry process’ for the next five days because they have not been vaccinated.
Vaccinated players who have been exposed can practice as long as they have negative tests, but the Buffalo trio will miss the week of practice and the team’s last preseason game on Saturday against the Green Bay Packers.
According to ESPN, the trainer, who has not been identified, was completely vaccinated.
Beasley has been outspoken in his opposition to vaccination, even producing an anti-vaccine rap song recently.
On Sunday, September 12th, the Bills will host the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick off their 2021/22 season.
Cam Newton was recently required to go through the NFL’s five-day re-entry process for unvaccinated players. Due to a mix-up with the NFL’s new Covid-19 requirements, Newton will not be able to train with the club until Thursday.
Newton, backed by the Patriots, left the New England area on Saturday for a medical appointment and continued to test negative for Covid-19 on a regular basis.
“Because to a misunderstanding about testing taken outside of NFL facilities, and as mandated by the NFL-NFLPA standards, Cam will be subjected to the five-day entrance cadence procedure before returning to the facility,” the Patriots said in a statement.
“Cam will continue to participate virtually in team activities until Thursday, August 26 when he returns to the club.”

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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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Barry Sanders, an NFL legend, contracts COVID but claims to be symptom-free.

Barry Sanders stated on Friday that he is the newest coronavirus breakthrough case.
Despite being properly vaccinated, wearing a mask, and taking other precautions, the Pro Football Hall of Famer says he tested positive with COVID-19.
GO TO FOXNEWS.COM FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE “Despite being double-vaccinated, wearing a mask, and taking all the measures I could…
COVID was found to be present in my system.
“I don’t have any symptoms, but I’m staying in till the doctors give me the all-clear,” he tweeted.
He stated that he would be ready for the Detroit Lions’ Week 9 matchup against the San Francisco 49ers.
Sanders, who turned 53 this month, spent ten seasons with the Lions between 1989 and 1998, retiring unexpectedly at the age of 30.
The 1997 NFL MVP and 10-time Pro Bowler rushed for 15,269 yards and 99 touchdowns.
He was the league’s leading rusher four times.
MARSHALL FAULK, NFL LEGEND, URGES AMERICANS TO GET INFORMED ABOUT THE COVID-19 VACCINE NFL Alumni Health teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to launch a national education campaign about the coronavirus vaccination.
In a news statement earlier this month, NFL Alumni CEO Beasley Reece stated, “As a country, we’ve done a lot–individually and collectively–to help prevent the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.”
“We may be in the’red zone,’ but the war is far from finished.”
“We hope that the voices of our NFL Alumni will urge people who have not yet been vaccinated to discuss their concerns with a health care practitioner, obtain the facts, and make the decision to protect themselves and others,” Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk said last week on Fox News.
GET THE FOX NEWS APP HERE “Don’t listen to the social media pundits, the crap you’re reading…
“Go see your doctor so you can make an informed decision,” he advised.
“That’s what this is all about,” says the narrator.
If we can convince people to do that, then this campaign and all we’re doing will be worthwhile.
Simply put, stop listening to non-doctors and start listening to your doctors.
“Sit down with a health care practitioner and hear what they have to say about the benefits of doing it versus not doing it, and what the implications are if you do it,” Fox News’ Dan Canova said.

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Lamar Jackson is out of practice with the Ravens due to a COVID issue.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson was held out of practice.
Due to a COVID-related issue, Lamar Jackson will not practice with the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday.
On Thanksgiving, the Ravens’ franchise quarterback tested positive for the coronavirus, which hampered Baltimore’s game against the Jets.
On a later day, on a Wednesday afternoon, the archrival Pittsburgh Steelers will be played.
Jackson will undoubtedly be held out of Ravens practice as the NFL and Baltimore assess the situation.
Tyler Huntley and Trace McSorley will get extra reps as a result of this.
We don’t know how long the former NFL MVP quarterback will be out at this time.
According to @jamisonhensley and me, Lamar Jackson is not practicing today due to a COVID-related situation that the league is still working through.
Jackson, who tested positive on Thanksgiving, had a second test that was flagged by NFL officials.
The NFL is now conducting research, and the Ravens are waiting for results.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 28, 2021 Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson is out for the season due to a COVID-19 issue. This is a pivotal season for the Ravens and their franchise quarterback.
Together with the Cleveland Browns, the Ravens should be contenders for the division title.
While the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to be a wild card club this season, they should be competitive.
With this being Joe Burrows’ second season, we can also expect a significant improvement from the Cincinnati Bengals.
Jackson is in his fourth year as a Louisville Cardinal.
He’ll make money on a second contract, but it’s unclear if he’ll be paid before Josh Allen of the Buffalo Bills or how much more than his Heisman Trophy fraternity brother Baker Mayfield.
In any case, Jackson is not practicing with the Ravens at the moment, and the team must react appropriately.
Expect more renowned players to be sidelined by the illness now that training camp has begun.

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Despite being vaccinated, Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich tests positive for COVID-19.

After being vaccinated, Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich tested positive for COVID-19.
Reich said in a statement, “I’m fortunate to be fully vaccinated and asymptomatic.”
“I’m feeling good,” Reich said Monday, “and I’m looking forward to returning as soon as I’m medically cleared.” Reich is expected to return to camp next Monday, according to Colts general manager Chris Ballard.
“I believe Frank’s positive test and lack of symptoms proves (vaccination) works,” Ballard added.
“It’s a pity that we’ve politicized something beneficial in our country right now,” sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. When NFL employees returned to work last month, four players and 13 staffers have tested positive with COVID despite being vaccinated.
According to reports, the numbers include positive testing for one player and one staffer this past weekend.
Reich was found to be positive on Thursday or Friday, according to Ballard.
As a precaution, the NFL and NFLPA have discussed increasing the testing frequency for immunized staff and players.
The league and the union also disagree on the usage of wristbands to identify players who have not been vaccinated.
The NFLPA believes it is unnecessary for teams to require players to wear bright colored wristbands.
Despite the fact that Reich will be physically absent from the Colts, he will participate in meetings through Zoom and maintain communication with players and staff.
The squad will not appoint an interim coach.
Because he has more time, special teams coordinator Bubba Ventrone will handle things in practice, but he’ll have help from offensive coordinator Marcus Brady and defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus.
Mike Wells and Adam Schefter of ESPN contributed to this story.

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The Buccaneers will pay unvaccinated players $14,000 for every violation of the COVID-19 policy, according to Bruce Arians.

While NFL teams cannot compel players to acquire the COVID-19 vaccine, they may make life tough for those who do not.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in particular, will impose financial penalties on players who are not vaccinated and do not follow protocol.
According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Bruce Arians would fine any unvaccinated player $14,000 for failing to wear a mask when required or breaking any other COVID-19 guidelines.
Players instead not be given warnings, but will instead be fined on the spot, according to the Buccaneers’ head coach.
Unvaccinated athletes will be tested every day, while vaccinated ones will be tested every other week, making things much more difficult for unvaccinated players.
“This year, a vaccinated player will be tested 14 times,” Arians stated.
“An unvaccinated player will be tested 140,” Arians said, adding that he believes the Buccaneers’ vaccination rate will be more than 85% by the end of the season.
The NFL sent a memo earlier this week warning that teams with a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players may be compelled to lose their postponed games if they are not rescheduled within the existing 18-week timeframe.
DeAndre Hopkins, Jalen Ramsey, and Matt Judon are among the players who have expressed their displeasure with the memo.
The Buccaneers have a good chance of repeating as Super Bowl champions this season, and Arians doesn’t want any setbacks to derail their hopes.