According to a report from Tom Pelissero, the Atlanta Falcons have only one confirmed new positive COVID-19 test, which contradicts Adam Schefter’s previous report that four members of the Falcons organization had tested positive.
This certainly makes us feel much more confident that the Falcons matchup vs. the Lions in 11 days will go on as planned.
The #Falcons’ one confirmed new positive COVID-19 test today is not a player, per source. Team working remotely today as a precaution.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 15, 2020
It seemed like just a matter of time before COVID-19 would cause a Detroit Lions game to be postponed and according to this morning’s report from Adam Schefter, it looks like that is a possibility.
According to Schefter, the Atlanta Falcons, who the Lions are scheduled to play in 11 days, are shutting down their team facility after multiple positive COVID-19 tests.
Falcons are shutting down their facility after multiple positive tests, sources tell ESPN.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 15, 2020
Schefter is reporting that the Falcons, who are scheduled to play the Vikings this week, had four positive results.