The Buffalo Bills game against the Tennessee Titans has been moved from Sunday to Tuesday night in response to the coronavirus outbreak among the Titans. The news comes from Adam Schefter at ESPN. As a result of the move, the Bills’ Thursday Night Football game against the Kansas City Chiefs has been moved to next Sunday.
If the Titans have more positive COVID-19 test results, the Bills and Chiefs will move back to Thursday, per Schefter.
The Titans returned two more positive results on Thursday, bringing their total to 23 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among the organization since the saga began in late September, including 13 players. Here is the full list of players on the Reserve/COVID-19 list:
- WR Corey Davis
- WR Adam Humphries
- DE Jeffery Simmons
- CB Kristian Fulton
- OL Kamalei Correa
- DL DaQuan Jones
- LS Beau Brinkley
- FB Khari Blasingame
- TE MyCole Pruitt
- OT Isaiah Wilson
- CB Greg Mabin (practice squad)
- CB Breon Borders (practice squad)
- WR Cameron Batson (practice squad)
In addition to the slew of cases this week, a report of COVID protocol breaches including mask violations and outside practices that weren’t supposed to take place.
If it is played on Tuesday, it will be the first NFL game on that night of the week since 2010 when a blizzard delayed a Minnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia Eagles game.