Broncos security additionally not a fan of probably taking part in video games with out followers.
DENVER — Perceive it’s not simply the NFL that may resolve when video games will likely be performed and the way these video games will look in mild of the coronavirus pandemic disaster.
The gamers have a say, too. The gamers who’ve wives, youngsters and are suppliers for therefore many. Gamers who’re protected by union representatives.
“It doesn’t make sense to play any video games until it’s fully, 100 p.c protected for us to go on the market,’’ Broncos veteran security Kareem Jackson stated Tuesday in a Zoom media name. “If there’s any risk to us having the ability to contract COVID of any method and unfold it to our households or anyone else that we’re round, it simply doesn’t make sense.
“I feel I heard them saying one thing about us taking part in with no followers and all that. That will likely be like observe. For my part that might suck. Simply speaking with a few of the guys, it simply doesn’t make sense to go play any video games until it’s 100 p.c protected for us to go on the market.”
That was an unfiltered response. Drew Lock’s response appeared filtered by the Broncos’ public relations division.
“I’m undoubtedly going to defer that to the professionals, the docs and the whole lot,’’ Lock stated on his Zoom media name. “I’m no knowledgeable on the coronavirus as of proper now so I’ll allow them to resolve that. Every time they resolve that it’s OK to play then I’m able to play.”
The NFL will announce its 2020 preseason and regular-season schedules for all 32 groups on Thursday night (6 p.m. MDT). It isn’t clear whether or not these video games are performed as scheduled or if there’s a delay if they are going to be open to in-person viewing.
One adjustment the league has already made is there will likely be no worldwide video games this season.
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