Earlier this morning, Adam Schefter reported that the Dallas Cowboys will be without head coach Mike McCarthy on Thursday against the New Orleans Saints as he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Following the breaking news, the Cowboys released the following statement.
Statement from the #Cowboys on coach Mike McCarthy, who won’t be on the field for Thursday’s game in New Orleans because of COVID protocols.
Assistant head coach Rob Davis is in line for a bigger role on game day, but sounds like it’ll be a group effort. pic.twitter.com/7OgxUHBb4w
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) November 29, 2021