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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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Despite taking the vaccine, Colts head coach Frank Reich tested positive for COVID-19.

Reich’s positive test follows the NFL’s announcement earlier this week that teams with a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players will be required to forfeit postponed games if they cannot be rescheduled within the 18-week timeline.
Any time unvaccinated athletes breach COVID-19 protocols, the league will fine them roughly $15,000.
Vaccination is not necessary for players, but it is mandatory for all NFL Tier 1 personnel, including coaches.
Despite a steady reduction in COVID-19 cases in the United States from April to June, cases are on the rise this month as the more virulent delta variant spreads.
According to WTHR, Indiana is seeing an increase in infections, with 878 new cases reported on July 21.

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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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In the event of a COVID-19 epidemic, NFL teams may be forced to forfeit.

The NFL has cautioned clubs that they may be forced to forfeit a game due to a COVID-19 epidemic among non-vaccinated players, and that players on both teams will be compensated the following week.
“As we discovered last year, we can play a full season if we maintain a firm commitment to adhering to our health and safety rules and making necessary adjustments in reaction to changing situations,” Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote in a memo to teams obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday.
The NFL does not plan to add a 19th week to accommodate games that cannot be rescheduled inside the 18-week regular season, according to Goodell.
Yet, forfeitures are one of the possible outcomes.
“If a game cannot be rescheduled and is canceled due to a COVID epidemic among non-vaccinated players on one of the competing teams,” Goodell writes in the memo, “the team with the outbreak will forfeit and will be regarded to have played 16 games for reasons of draft, waiver priority, etc.”
The forfeiting team will be given a loss and the other team will be given a win for postseason seeding considerations.
More than half of the league’s teams have COVID-19 vaccination rates of more than 80%, and more than 75% of players are in the process of being vaccinated, according to the league.
Almost every club has vaccinated 100% of their Tier 1 and 2 employees.
Teams have policies in place for employees who have not been vaccinated, in accordance with the April guidance.
— If a vaccinated person tests positive and is asymptomatic, he or she will be isolated and contact tracing will begin immediately, according to the memo.
After two negative tests spaced at least 24 hours apart, the positive individual will be allowed to return to duty, and will be tested every two weeks or as ordered by the medical professionals.
Those who have been vaccinated will not be placed in quarantine as a result of close contact with an infectious person.
— If an unvaccinated person tests positive, the 2020 standards will be followed.
If asymptomatic, the person will be separated for ten days before being allowed to return to duty.
If an unvaccinated person comes into intimate contact with an infectious person, they will be subjected to a five-day quarantine.
— Anybody who has already been infected with COVID-19 will be deemed fully immunized 14 days after receiving at least one dose of an authorized vaccine.
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