Rams entering intensive protocol after player tests positive for COVID

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The Los Angeles Rams will enter the NFL’s intensive COVID-19 protocol after an unidentified player had a positive test result returned on Tuesday night.

This evening, we learned a Rams player tested positive for COVID-19,” the team said in a statement. “The player immediately entered self-quarantine and out of an abundance of caution, we are entering intensive protocol. Other than select players with assigned rehab, all football activities will take place remotely on Wednesday. Players and coaches will conduct their normal meeting schedule from home. This decision was made in consultation with the NFL and medical officials as the health and safety of the team is our highest priority.”

The NFL instituted guidelines for the intensive protocol last month as a response to the outbreak inside the Tennessee Titans. It calls for rapid point of care tests in addition to the daily PCR testing, virtual meetings, the use of masks by everyone on the practice field at all times, the use of gloves by all players on the practice field, and a ban on player gatherings away from the facility.

The Rams played the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, who have not had a single positive test since the start of training camp. They are scheduled to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night.

2 responses to “Rams entering intensive protocol after player tests positive for COVID

  1. “See you on Wednesday”…..

    I was just explaining to my wife that as Super Bowl Contenders our guys are not out running the streets of Los Angeles; and their significant others and family are self-quarantining for the sake of us making it through the season and getting to and winning the Super Bowl.

    Oh well, I was also telling my friends it will be real interesting to see who gets Positive tests right before big games.

    Go Rams.

  2. Sweatpants World says:
    November 18, 2020 at 7:13 am
    “See you on Wednesday”…..

    I was just explaining to my wife that as Super Bowl Contenders our guys are not out running the streets of Los Angeles; and their significant others and family are self-quarantining for the sake of us making it through the season and getting to and winning the Super Bowl.

    Oh well, I was also telling my friends it will be real interesting to see who gets Positive tests right before big games.

    Go Rams.

    ____________

    You lost me at “Super Bowl Contenders”…

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