NFL COVID-19: Chiefs Practice Squad Quarterback Also Tests Positive

Cam Newton also tested positive for COVID-19 before Week 4's Patriots-Chiefs matchup

by Doug Kyed

Oct 3, 2020

Quarterback Cam Newton wasn’t the only player involved in Sunday’s New England Patriots-Kansas City Chiefs game to test positive for COVID-19.

Chiefs practice squad QB Jordan Ta’amu also registered a positie test, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo reported Saturday.

The Patriots-Chiefs game, which was scheduled to be played Sunday at 4:25 p.m. in Kansas City, has been rescheduled to Monday or Tuesday, according to the NFL.

The Patriots were scheduled to leave for Kansas City at 1 p.m., but they now will not leave until Sunday or Monday pending no other positive test results.

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