• NFL teams face potential forfeits for COVID-19 outbreaks

    11 days ago - By Startribune

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell warned teams Thursday in a memo obtained by The Associated Press that no games would be rescheduled under such circumstances. Instead, forfeits could happen.
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  • Jim Irsay: Getting vaccinated is the right thing to do

    11 days 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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  • In the event of a forfeit, players from both teams will lose game checks

    11 days 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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  • Report: NFL adding further measures to encourage COVID-19 vaccination

    11 days 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 threatens forfeits, loss of pay for COVID-19 outbreaks, cancellations

    11 days 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 says COVID outbreaks could lead to forfeits

    11 days 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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  • NFL just dropped the ultimate gauntlet for teams with bad vaccine rates

    11 days 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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  • 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

    11 days 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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  • Report: NFL Warns Teams of Possible Forfeits, More Penalties for COVID-19 Outbreaks

    11 days 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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  • NFL teams face potential forfeits for COVID-19 outbreaks

    11 days 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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  • The NFL's new COVID-19 rules have big implications for teams with highest, lowest vaccinations rates

    The NFL's new COVID-19 rules have big implications for teams with highest, lowest vaccinations rates

    11 days ago - By Sporting News

    The NFL is putting the hammer down on players who choose not to get vaccinated ahead of the NFL season.
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  • NFL: Teams will forfeit games that can't be rescheduled due to COVID-19 outbreaks among unvaccinated

    11 days ago - By CBSSports

    The league is about to drop the hammer in 2021
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  • 14 NFL teams hit 85% COVID-19 vaccination threshold as rates slow

    11 days ago - By Yardbarker

    Teams that don't reach the 85% vaccination mark will largely have to follow guidelines similar to those used during the 2020 season before shots were available to all NFL employees.
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