The Patriots had no new gamers check optimistic for COVID-19 this morning, in accordance with studies.
For now, Gillette Stadium seems to be open, and able to host a soccer recreation Sunday between the Patriots and Broncos.
After being shut down Friday with one other optimistic COVID-19 check, the ability was reopened Saturday morning, in accordance with an ESPN report.
Offensive lineman James Ferentz, who performed within the Week 4 recreation towards Kansas Metropolis, had examined optimistic Friday, prompting the newest closure. However the Patriots can return to the stadium given no new optimistic checks Saturday morning, and proceed to organize to host the Broncos for a 1 p.m. recreation.
The Broncos had been anticipated to fly in Saturday afternoon.
The Patriots practiced simply as soon as this week, on Thursday, due to a earlier optimistic check. They had been in Wednesday for lifting and conditioning, and didn’t get on the sphere Friday after the newest optimistic check.
Invoice Belichick will probably have a walkthrough, which is the standard protocol the day earlier than a recreation.
The Broncos had been scheduled to be performed final week, however was rescheduled after Byron Cowart’s optimistic check.
Because it stands, Cam Newton, Stephon Gilmore and Invoice Murray had been faraway from the COVID-19 reserve listing earlier within the week. All three had contracted the virus beforehand. Cowart and Ferentz, in the meantime, stay on the listing.
Newton is predicted to begin, after lacking the Week 4 loss towards the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs. Gilmore can also be anticipated to return.