• NFL says COVID-19 outbreaks among non-vaccinated players could lead to forfeits

    11 days ago - By CBC

    The NFL has informed teams they could potentially forfeit a game due to a COVID-19 outbreak among non-vaccinated players, and players on both teams wouldn't get paid that week.
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  • NFL COVID-19 Rules For 2021 Include Potential For Forfeited Games

    NFL COVID-19 Rules For 2021 Include Potential For Forfeited Games

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    The NFL on Thursday sent a memo to teams detailing how it plans to handle possible COVID-19 outbreaks during the 2021 season.
    While the league isn't mandating that all its players be vaccinated, the potential ramifications for an outbreak among unvaccinated players are massive.
    Most notably, per the memo, the NFL does not anticipate adding a “19th week” to accommodate games that cannot be rescheduled within the current 18-week regular season. And if a game cannot be rescheduled - and is cancelled due to a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players on one of the...
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  • NFL warns COVID-19 outbreaks among unvaccinated players could lead to forfeits

    NFL warns COVID-19 outbreaks among unvaccinated players could lead to forfeits

    11 days ago - By UPI

    The NFL has warned teams that COVID-19 outbreaks among unvaccinated players could result in forfeited games and the loss of game checks this season.
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  • NFLPA on players not being paid in event of a forfeited game: “The same basic rules applied last year”

    NFLPA on players not being paid in event of a forfeited game: “The same basic rules applied last year”

    11 days ago - By Pro Football Talk

    The notion that a forfeited game will result in players or both teams losing their game checks has sparked an obvious question: What doe the NFL Players Association think about this? We have the answer. The NFLPA thinks it's fine, because it's the same rule that applied in 2020. In an email to membership issued
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