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DeAndre Hopkins questions his NFL future after league announces strict COVID-19 penalties, plus more reaction

1 day ago   |   By CBSSports

Hopkins expressed his thoughts on the NFL's memo in a tweet before deleting it
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NFL COVID-19 Rules For 2021 Include Potential For Forfeited Games

NFL COVID-19 Rules For 2021 Include Potential For Forfeited Games

1 day ago   |   By NESN

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The NFL on Thursday sent a memo to teams detailing how it plans to handle possible COVID-19 outbreaks during the 2021 season.
While the league isn't mandating that all its players be vaccinated, the potential ramifications for an outbreak among unvaccinated players are massive.
Most notably, per the memo, the NFL does not anticipate adding a “19th week” to accommodate games that cannot be rescheduled within the current 18-week regular season. And if a game cannot be rescheduled - and is cancelled due to a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players on one of the...
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Hopkins: NFL's vaccination protocol 'making me question my future'

Hopkins: NFL's vaccination protocol 'making me question my future'

1 day ago   |   By TheScore

Warning: Story contains coarse language The NFL once again updated its vaccination rules Thursday, announcing any game that can't be rescheduled due to a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players will result in the responsible club forfeiting the contest. That announcement immediately drew reactions from several players across the NFL, but the most emphatic response came from DeAndre Hopkins. The Arizona Cardinals ' star wide receiver stated in a since-deleted tweet that the NFL's latest update is making him question his future in the league. Twitter Hopkins then shared a cryptic post...
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NFLPA on players not being paid in event of a forfeited game: “The same basic rules applied last year”

1 day ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

The notion that a forfeited game will result in players or both teams losing their game checks has sparked an obvious question: What doe the NFL Players Association think about this? We have the answer. The NFLPA thinks it's fine, because it's the same rule that applied in 2020. In an email to membership issued
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Patriots' Matt Judon Shreds NFLPA After COVID-19 Rules Announcement

1 day ago   |   By NESN

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Matt Judon isn't happy, to put it mildly.
In case you missed it, the NFL on Thursday sent a memo to teams regarding COVID-19 and vaccines. The league will not mandate vaccinations, but the penalties for COVID-19 outbreaks among unvaccinated players could be significant.
There's a lot to unpack, but just know this: If an outbreak among unvaccinated players forces the cancellation of a game, the infected team will forfeit and players on both teams will be docked their game salary for that week.
Some players, like Arizona Cardinals star DeAndre Hopkins, already have spoken...
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In the event of a forfeit, players from both teams will lose game checks

1 day ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

The NFL has found a way essentially to mandate COVID-19 vaccines while still maintaining it's an individual decision. As expected, some NFL players have not reacted favorably to news of the league's Thursday memo to teams. The NFL informed its 32 clubs that it will not reschedule any regular-season games in
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Giants place Kadarius Toney on COVID-19 reserve list

1 day ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

The Giants have placed receiver Kadarius Toney on their reserve/COVID-19 list, the team announced Thursday. Toney reported to training camp with the rest of the team's rookies Wednesday and underwent COVID-19 testing upon arrival. The Giants said in a statement that Toney is “following the NFL protocols by isolating and participating in meetings remotely.” The
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Jim Irsay: Getting vaccinated is the right thing to do

1 day ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

With the NFL announcing that teams could have to forfeit games due to a COVID-19 outbreak among “non-vaccinated players/staff,” there are more incentives than ever for players to get a shot. Now another owner has come out in favor of his team's players vaccinated as possible. Speaking to the media on Thursday, Colts owner Jim
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NFL says COVID outbreaks could lead to forfeits

1 day ago   |   By ESPN

The NFL informed teams that they face possible forfeits of games - and the loss of game checks for players - if a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players causes an unresolvable disruption in the regular-season schedule.
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Report: NFL adding further measures to encourage COVID-19 vaccination

1 day ago   |   By TheScore

The NFL continues to push for its players to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Any game that can't be rescheduled this season due to a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players on one of the competing teams will result in a forfeit by the club responsible for the outbreak, the league announced, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. Additionally, all players on both teams involved in a forfeited game won't be paid their salary for that week, adds Pelissero. "Every club is obligated under the constitution and bylaws to have its team ready to play at the scheduled time and place," the...
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NFL teams face potential forfeits for COVID-19 outbreaks

1 day ago   |   By Sportsnet

NFL teams have been warned they could forfeit a game due to a COVID-19 outbreak among non-vaccinated players, and players on both teams wouldn't get paid that week.
“As we learned last year, we can play a full season if we maintain a firm commitment to adhering to our health and safety protocols and to making needed adjustments in response to changing conditions,” Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday in a memo sent to clubs that was obtained by The Associated Press.
Goodell says the league doesn't not anticipate adding a 19th week to accommodate games that can't be rescheduled within...
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NFL teams will be forced to forfeit if unvaccinated players cause COVID-19 outbreak

NFL teams will be forced to forfeit if unvaccinated players cause COVID-19 outbreak

1 day ago   |   By New York Post

The NFL has laid out its strongest incentive yet for players to get the vaccine. According to a memo shared on Twitter by NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, the league has mandated that a game cannot be rescheduled due to a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players - and that team will be forced to forfeit, resulting...
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NFL: Teams will forfeit games that can't be rescheduled due to COVID-19 outbreaks among unvaccinated

1 day ago   |   By CBSSports

The league is about to drop the hammer in 2021
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NFL threatens forfeits, loss of pay for COVID-19 outbreaks, cancellations

1 day ago   |   By Yardbarker

The NFL has gone several steps further to encourage all players to get vaccinated against the coronavirus as soon as possible.
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NFL just dropped the ultimate gauntlet for teams with bad vaccine rates

1 day ago   |   By FanSided

The NFL just dropped quite the update, as they made it clear that if a game can't be rescheduled this season, the team with a COVID outbreak will forfeit that contest. Leave it to Roger Goodell and the NFL to drop quite the bomb on Thursday with training camps around the corner across the country....
NFL just dropped the ultimate gauntlet for teams with bad vaccine rates - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Report: NFL Warns Teams of Possible Forfeits, More Penalties for COVID-19 Outbreaks

1 day ago   |   By Bleacher Report

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to the league's 32 teams Thursday stating an inability to field a competitive roster for a scheduled game during the...
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LEADING OFF: Indians changing team name to Guardians

LEADING OFF: Indians changing team name to Guardians

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Après le sacre des Milwaukee Bucks en NBA, Giannis Antetokounmpo a invité l'entraîneur des Phoenix Suns Monty Williams dans son vestiaire. Read more ...

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NHL draft: Canadiens select Logan Mailloux in controversial first-round pick

NHL draft: Canadiens select Logan Mailloux in controversial first-round pick

Mailloux had asked not to be drafted after it came to light he was charged in Sweden for taking and distributing an offensive photo without consent during a consensual sexual... Read more ...

Paul Pogba's move from Man United to PSG could be scuppered because of one...

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Sabres pick Michigan defenceman Owen Power 1st in NHL draft

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