Chicago Bears: Cam Newton has tested positive for COVID-19


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Jeremy Brevard - USA Today Sports
Jeremy Brevard - USA Today Sports

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton has tested positive for COVID-19 and is out for Week 4.

The NFL has decided to reschedule the contest between the Patriots and the Chiefs.

"The New England-Kansas City game scheduled for 4:25 p.m. ET Sunday will be rescheduled to Monday or Tuesday after positive COVID-19 tests on both teams," NFL said in a statement.

"In consultation with infectious disease experts, both clubs are working closely with the NFL and the NFLPA to evaluate multiple close contacts, perform additional testing and monitor developments. All decisions will be made with the health and safety of players, team and gameday personnel as our primary consideration."

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