Roughly 22 of 32 teams will be able to reopen, under local rules

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Next week, NFL teams will be able to launch a Phase 1 reopening of their facilities, if the state and local governments where the teams are located allow it.

According to Judy Battista of NFL Media, roughly 22 of 32 franchises will be permitted to return to work.

The league is allowing the disparity, even though almost a third of the league won’t be permitted to return employees to work. Minimizing the inequity is the fact that coaches aren’t allowed to return to the facilities.

According to the NFL, this also includes the one coach who also is the team’s General Manager. Bill O’Brien of the Texans will be prevented from returning to the facility (if the Texans are able to open their facility), even though he technically runs the football operation.

4 responses to “Roughly 22 of 32 teams will be able to reopen, under local rules

  1. Teams are also complaining that Vegas has an unfair advantage.

    They have the one coach that’s ever-present. He doesn’t need to physically be there to will his players to victory.

    Don’t hate us cuz you ain’t us.

  2. joetoronto says:
    May 15, 2020 at 10:58 pm
    Teams are also complaining that Vegas has an unfair advantage.
    They have the one coach that’s ever-present. He doesn’t need to physically be there to will his players to victory.
    Don’t hate us cuz you ain’t us.
    _________________________

    As a Raider fan I can honestly say …. STOP

    The current “doesn’t need to physically be there… will his players to victory” palaver has thus far yielded 4-12 and 7-9. The past 16 years have a combined total of 1 double digit win year with a less than stellar playoff appearance because the QB broke his fibula.

    Personally Raider fans should zip talk about success until a divisional round appearance. At that point it should be cheers of joy and thankfulness.

    Just saying…. Raider On…

  3. I’m thinking Texan fans are hoping that BoB is locked out of the Texan facility forever!!

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