Latest NFL testing produces 25 positives (three players)

The National Football League and NFL Players Association reported 25 positive COVID-19 tests during the first week of the postseason.

Three players and 22 staff members tested positive during the period from Jan. 3-9, down from 70 positive tests in the final week of the regular season.

There were 17,459 tests administered to 2,933 players and team personnel. Among those, 6,850 tests were administered to 1,037 players and 10,609 tests were conducted among 1,896 personnel.

Since monitoring began on Aug. 1, a total of 259 players and 454 other personnel have had confirmed positive tests for COVID-19. Approximately 939,680 tests were administered through Jan. 9.

Testing will continue among the eight teams that remain in the playoffs.

Blogs

Five Observations From OSU’s 40-21 Win Over Tulsa

By Michael Doutey It wasn’t always pretty for Oklahoma State, but the Cowboys leave non-conference play 3-0 after a 40-21 win over Tulsa Saturday afternoon. The Pokes had some great moments and also had some learning moments. But the Pokes get the win and now look to next week and a trip to Austin to…

Five Observations from OSU’s Dominating 56-14 Win over McNeese

By Michael Doutey The Oklahoma State Cowboys handled their business against McNeese, 56-14 in OSU’s home opener in front of a sold-out Boone Pickens Stadium. Now the Pokes turn to week three and their short road trip to Tulsa to face the Golden Hurricanes. But here are tonight’s five observations from the Poke’s second win…

Mike Gundy’s Press Conference for McNeese

by Michael Doutey Mike Gundy met with the media this afternoon to brief the media before Oklahoma State’s home opener against McNeese. One of the bigger things that came from today’s press conference was an update on Senior linebacker, Calvin Bundage. Bundage had a back injury that kept him out most of fall camp. But…

Five Observations from Oklahoma State’s 52-36 Win over Oregon State

By Michael Doutey The Oklahoma State Cowboys open the season with a road victory 52-36 over Oregon State. The Cowboys were dominant on offense while the defense looked much like it has in the past. But the Pokes get their win and look like they have found their quarterback of the future in Spencer Sanders.…