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NFL Teams Will Be Forced To Forfeit Games Scrapped Due To Unvaccinated Players Testing Positive

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The NFL, which has already taken steps to strongly encourage its players to get vaccinated against Covid-19, is ramping up the pressure at the team level.The league has sent a memo to its 32 clubs that if games are forced to be postponed due to a positive Covid test, they will go down as forfeits if they can’t be rescheduled.

That will not only hit teams’ win-loss record, but also wipe out a paycheck and deny the home team’s ability to derive revenue from hosting the game.NFL Network reporter Tom Pelissero obtained the memo and tweeted it in full.

He said the league was going to convene a call with team owners this evening.“These operating principles are designed to allow us to play a full season in a safe and responsible way,” Commissioner

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