Latest on Patriots-Broncos game after reported positive COVID-19 tests

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Will Pats-Broncos be postponed again? Here are the latest updates originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston” data-reactid=”16″>Will Pats-Broncos be postponed again? Here are the latest updates originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Stop us if you've heard this before, but the status of the New England Patriots‘ game against the Denver Broncos is in doubt.” data-reactid=”17″>Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but the status of the New England Patriots‘ game against the Denver Broncos is in doubt.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Patriots canceled practice Friday after at least one more positive COVID-19 test, per multiple reports. At the moment, though, their Week 6&nbsp;game against the Broncos&nbsp;is still on for Sunday at 1 p.m. ET at Gillette Stadium, according to NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero.” data-reactid=”22″>The Patriots canceled practice Friday after at least one more positive COVID-19 test, per multiple reports. At the moment, though, their Week 6 game against the Broncos is still on for Sunday at 1 p.m. ET at Gillette Stadium, according to NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="New England and Denver were supposed to play on Monday night of&nbsp;Week 5 but had to reschedule last Sunday after Patriots defensive tackle Byron Cowart tested positive for COVID-19.” data-reactid=”23″>New England and Denver were supposed to play on Monday night of Week 5 but had to reschedule last Sunday after Patriots defensive tackle Byron Cowart tested positive for COVID-19.

<h5 class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Curran: Are we nearing a COVID-19 breaking point?” data-reactid=”24″>Curran: Are we nearing a COVID-19 breaking point?

While the Patriots and Broncos playing three days after more positive COVID-19 tests seems risky, Denver is still preparing to travel to Foxboro this weekend, per ABC7’s Troy Renck and ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Broncos have reported no positive tests and already reshuffled their schedule, so it makes sense why they’d want to play Sunday rather than jump through more schedule hoops.” data-reactid=”28″>The Broncos have reported no positive tests and already reshuffled their schedule, so it makes sense why they’d want to play Sunday rather than jump through more schedule hoops.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Of course, schedule challenges should take a back seat to the health and safety of players, coaches and their families. But the NFL has yet to discuss any contingency plans for Sunday’s game, per Schefter, so it appears they’re currently relying on wishful thinking.” data-reactid=”30″>Of course, schedule challenges should take a back seat to the health and safety of players, coaches and their families. But the NFL has yet to discuss any contingency plans for Sunday’s game, per Schefter, so it appears they’re currently relying on wishful thinking.

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