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Patriots cancel Friday practice after positive Covid-19 test

Patriots continue to deal with positive Covid-19 tests

Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots stands on the field during the game against the Las Vegas Raiders at Gillette Stadium on September 27, 2020 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images

The New England Patriots have received a positive Covid-19 test and are awaiting confirmation on another positive test, per Mike Reiss and Field Yates. This puts the Broncos-Patriots game, which had already been moved to this week, in jeopardy once again. The team has canceled practice for today and will most-likely precede with contact tracing to see how many personnel have come in contact with those who tested positive.

This game would be tricky to reschedule, as both teams have already moved their schedule around and used up their bye week. The NFL has been adamant about not adding a week to the schedule, but at this point, it would be difficult to have a clean reschedule without that extra week, per Adam Schefter.