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COVID positives force Vikings, Titans to suspend team activities

Field Level Media
30 Sep 2020, 00:40 GMT+10

The Tennessee Titans had eight positive COVID-19 tests and are suspending in-person club activities, NFL Network reported Tuesday.

The Minnesota Vikings, who hosted the Titans on Sunday, are also suspending team activities per NFL protocol during the coronavirus pandemic.

NFL Network reported three players and five personnel or staff members in the Titans' organization tested positive. None were identified in the report.

The outbreak marks the first for the NFL involving players since the start of the 2020 regular season.

Tuesday is a scheduled off day for players other than those requiring medical treatment.

Neither team confirmed the news immediately on Tuesday.

Minnesota is scheduled to visit the Houston Texans on Sunday. Tennessee is scheduled to host the Pittsburgh Steelers in Nashville.

--Field Level Media

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