The Minnesota Vikings and Tennessee Titans have suspended all team activities due to eight Tennessee players/personnel have tested positive for COVID-19.
Five players and three personnel have tested positive according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo.
The Vikings just hosted the Titans on Sunday. As a precaution per the NFL protocol, in-person activities have been suspended until further notice for the Vikings
“Per the NFL protocol, we will suspend in-person club activities and close TCO Performance Center immediately. We will work closely with the NFL and NFLPA to monitor the situation, perform additional testing, and determine when the facility can reopen,” Minnesota further said in a statement.
On a good note, the Vikings stated they have not received any positive COVID-19 test results. With training and preparation now remote, it will provide a unique challenge for Week 4.
This news could possibly alter two games this week. The Vikings are set to travel to Houston on Sunday while Tennessee will play host to Pittsburgh.
“We have been in contact with the NFL regarding the positive COVID-19 tests with the Tennessee Titans. We have been informed to proceed with our game preparations for Sunday’s game until we are informed otherwise,” Pittsburgh said in a statement.
Barring any positive test results, the Vikings should be able to continue at the facility by the end of the week and then travel to Houston.