Eagles Head Coach Pederson Tests Positive for Coronavirus
The Philadelphia Eagles announced yesterday that their Head Coach, Doug Pederson has tested positive for Coronavirus.
Pederson is showing no symptoms and is doing ok according to team officials
According to NJ.com:
It's not yet clear how many other Eagles interacted with Pederson and will need to quarantine. The Eagles said they are "following the protocols established by the NFL and the NFLPA. Any individuals in close contact with Pederson at our facility have been notified and will continue with daily testing procedures and compliance with all protocols before returning to the facility.
There are a couple of other Eagles players who are undergoing Coronavirus protocol for either testing positive or have been in contact with others who have tested positive.
The NFL is hoping that the season will start in September as planned. They have already made the decision to not play any preseason games to limit player to player contact.
The MLB season is hoping to keep their season going despite the number of positive coronavirus cases reported over the last week or so.
The Miami Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies have not played any games in over a week. The Phillies don't have any positive cases on their team. They haven't played out of precautions in case they were exposed.
The Marlins had 18 players and staff test positive for Coronavirus, and now seven players and six staff members on the St. Louis Cardinals have tested positive for the coronavirus.