League shuffles schedule due to positive COVID-19 tests

FILE PHOTO: The NFL logo is pictured at an event in the Manhattan borough of New York City
FILE PHOTO: The NFL logo is pictured at an event in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo

October 12, 2020

(Reuters) – The NFL has released its updated schedule in light of the postponement of this week’s Denver Broncos game against the New England Patriots due to positive COVID-19 tests.

Members of the Patriots and Tennessee Titans have tested positive for the virus in recent days. The Titans, who have seen a large outbreak among players and staff, are currently scheduled to host the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday.

Below is the updated schedule (all times Eastern)

– Broncos at Patriots game will be moved to Sunday, Oct. 18 at 1 p.m.

– The Kansas City Chiefs at Bills Week 6 game moves from Oct. 15 to Oct. 19 at 5 p.m.

– The New York Jets at Miami Dolphins game moves from Week 10 to Week 6 at 4 p.m.

– The New York Jets at Los Angeles Chargers game moves from Week 6 to Week 11 on Nov. 22 at 4:05 p.m.

– The Jacksonville Jaguars at Los Angeles Chargers game moves from Week 8 to Week 7 on Oct. 25 at 4:25 p.m.

– The Los Angeles Chargers at Denver Broncos game moves from Week 11 to Week 8 on Nov. 1 at 4:05 p.m.

– The Los Angeles Chargers at Miami Dolphins game moves from Week 7 to Week 10 on Nov. 15 at 4:05 p.m.

– The Miami Dolphins at Broncos game moves from Week 6 to Week 11 at 4:05 p.m.

(Reporting by Rory Carroll in Los Angeles; Editing by Sam Holmes)