NFL To Move Broncos-Patriots Game To Monday

For a second straight week, a Patriots game will be moved from Sunday afternoon. The league has officially announced that their Week 5 game against the Broncos will be moved to Monday at 4pm CT/5pm ET.

Cam Newton learned he tested positive for COVID-19 on the Saturday before Week 4 game against the Chiefs, and Stephon Gilmore — who had dinner with Newton last Friday — tested positive Tuesday. As of Thursday, both players are believed to be asymptomatic. Patriots practice squad defensive tackle Bill Murray has also tested positive for the virus. No positive Patriots tests occurred Thursday.

While the Broncos have been able to practice at their facility this week, the Patriots remain barred from doing so because of their coronavirus issues. The Pats will conduct virtual sessions Friday as well, Albert Breer of SI.com tweets. This makes the status of Week 5’s Denver-New England game murky.

The Titans saw a string of players test positive for the virus, over a period of more than a week, and their outbreak has continued through Thursday. The Titans’ issues with the virus could prompt the league to err on the side of caution to help prevent a Patriots spread.

But for now, the Patriots will have a second straight game moved from the late-afternoon Sunday window to Monday night. This game will precede the previously scheduled Monday-night game (Chargers-Saints).

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12 comments on “NFL To Move Broncos-Patriots Game To Monday

  1. case7187

    The pats have to be the ones hit the hardest because of COVID (not in #)

    Before the season started they lost 2 major D guys a wide receiver they hoped would be a big help also a core special team player and now their to best players

    • Yep it is

      That’s ok Belicheat will figure out another way to cheat and they will be fine.

            • forwhomjoshbelltolls

              Pats fans who think the people who accurately label them as cheaters are “jealous” are like a guy whose girlfriend is a vinyl blow up doll claiming that everyone is “jealous” because she’s so hot.

              No one is jealous of asterisks.

              They are worthless.

              • mcmillankmm

                Never had a blow up doll…but I know the Pats franchise is the greatest in the NFL, Tom Brady is the greatest player of all time, and BB is the greatest coach of all time…it’s okay if you won’t admit your jealousy and continue to try and discredit NE.

                • forwhomjoshbelltolls

                  I’m a hockey fan who doesn’t care who wins in the NFL or MLB.

                  What am I jealous of?

                  Pats fans need to fill the empty void in their lives by clinging to lies and fraud as success (and then act like them sitting on their couch watching this fraudulent “success” is an achievement in their own lives. It’s all they have.

                  More power to them if it makes them happy. I don’t care.

                  But, it’s not reality.

                  PS- I like that you did exactly what I said…

                  “Never had a blow up doll…but I know the Pats franchise is the greatest in the NFL, Tom Brady is the greatest player of all time, and BB is the greatest coach of all time…it’s okay if you won’t admit your jealousy and continue to try and discredit NE.”

                  You just keep talking about how hot your blow up doll is…

                  Enjoy.

                  • mcmillankmm

                    Lol good one…go crawl back into bed with Mommy and see if she’ll laugh for you.

                    I’m sure that’s what all fans do, they throw being a Pats fan on their resume and list the championships…what a dumb comment

                    • forwhomjoshbelltolls

                      What Pats fans want to hear…

                      She’s lovely.

                      The way the light reflects off of her polypropylene is just beautiful.

                      You are a very lucky man.

  2. burtgummer

    If you don’t care who wins in nhl and nfl why are you here ?
    Get a life you piece of trash

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