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NFL, NFLPA Must Agree on Additional Coronavirus Protocols Soon

For three months now, the NFL and its players have had a luxury that other sports leagues and athletes have not. COVID-19 has yet to claim a single game, or even training camp practice of theirs and, officially at least, only one preseason game has been cancelled to this point. They’ve gotten to watch everyone…

Report: NFLPA Proposes Lowering Rosters from 90 to 80 for Training Camps

Rick Osentoski/Associated PressThe NFL Players Association has reportedly proposed reduced rosters for training camps.Per Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio, the union has "expressed a desire" to the league that they would prefer rosters of 80 players instead of the usual 90.ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday that teams were "likely" to bring fewer than 90 players…

NFLPA informs representatives to notify players of virus threats

5:58 PM ETDan GrazianoESPN Staff Writer CloseJoined ESPN in 2011 New Jersey native and author of two published novelsAs the scheduled start of NFL training camps gets closer, the NFL Players Association has instructed player agents to talk to all of their clients about risk factors that could make them more susceptible to severe illness…

NFLPA encourages gamers to stop practicing together after boost in coronavirus cases

Watch Now: Dr. Fauci: 'Football May Not Happen This Year' Unless Players Live In 'Bubble' (1:53) NFLPA medical director Dr. Thom Mayer released a message to players on Saturday, urging them to not take part in group workouts this offseason prior to the start of training camp. This comes in response to an increase in COVID-19…

NFLPA advises players not to work out together due to coronavirus

The medical director for the NFL Players Association is advising players to avoid working out with teammates to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.Dr. Thom Mayer said in a statement Saturday that the NFLPA is working on safety protocols for training camps, which are set to begin in late July."Please be advised that it is…

NFLPA suggests that gamers stop practicing together

Getty Images The NFL had no offseason workouts in 2020, but plenty of players have worked out together on their own. The NFL Players Association officially has asked them to stop. “Please be advised that it is our consensus medical opinion that in light of the increase in COVID-19 cases in certain states that no…

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