NFL says there has been ‘no discussion’ of moving Week 16 games

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The NFL moved three games final week on account of rising COVID-19 numbers, pushing Browns–Raiders to Monday and Eagles–Washington and Rams–Seahawks to Tuesday. With the newest pressure of the virus, the omicron variant, spreading throughout the nation, a quantity of groups are coping with critical roster crunches this week as nicely, simply days earlier than most Week 16 games are slated to be performed.

The Texas, Jets, Ravens and Saints all have double-digit numbers of gamers on the COVID-19/reserve listing. Even so, with simply days to determine, the NFL says it doesn’t plan to push any games this weekend.


NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy mentioned there has been “no dialogue of altering the standing of any sport” for Week 16, per ProFootballTalk.

Of the games most probably to be impacted, Jets–Jaguars, Bengals–Ravens and Texans–Chargers are all set for 1 p.m. ET kickoffs on Sunday afternoon.

Saints–Dolphins is that this week’s scheduled Monday Night time Soccer sport, kicking off at 8:15 p.m. ET on Dec. 27.

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