49ers to travel 700 miles for home games as Covid-19 continues to hit NFL
The San Francisco 49ers will play two home games in Arizona after new Covid guidelines set up by authorities in northern California constrained the group to locate a transitory new home.
The news came as Covid-19 keeps on attacking the NFL. The Denver Broncos had to play a back-up wide collector at quarterback on Sunday after their normal sign guests were influenced by the infection, while the New Orleans Saints were fined intensely for neglecting to follow cover conventions. All NFL group offices are shut on Monday and Tuesday as a result of the ascent in Covid-19 cases over the United States, notwithstanding the “understanding that various players and staff commended the Thanksgiving occasion with away visitors,” as indicated by an association articulation delivered on Friday.
A flare-up in the Baltimore Ravens camp has prompted their urgent game against their savage adversaries the Pittsburgh Steelers being postponed until Tuesday. There were 70 positive tests among NFL players and staff in the week finishing 21 November, contrasted with seven in the main seven day stretch of the period, toward the beginning of September.
The US in general is expecting a further ascent in Covid-19 cases in the following not many weeks after individuals headed out to see loved ones for the Thanksgiving occasion. The infection has murdered in excess of 265,000 individuals in America, the most noteworthy all out for any nation.
With respect to the 49ers, they will have the Buffalo Bills next Monday and Washington on 13 December at State Farm Stadium, home of the Arizona Cardinals, 700 miles from their base in Santa Clara province. The group said it will have data on training courses of action later.
The AFC East-driving Bills will be getting back to Arizona for the second time in barely three weeks, following a 32-30 misfortune to the Cardinals on 15 November.
“The Cardinals association, State Farm Stadium and League authorities have been steady and obliging as we work through the numerous strategic issues engaged with moving NFL games,” the 49ers said in an assertion.
Santa Clause Clara area declared new principles on Saturday that incorporate a three-week prohibition on practices and games for physical games. The Niners were on a plane preparing to venture out to Los Angeles, where they beat the Rams 23-20 on Sunday, when the players and mentors found out about the principles.
The standards will likewise influence the San Jose Sharks of the NHL and school groups at Stanford and San Jose State. Alongside the restriction on physical games, the new standards require any individual who has voyaged in excess of 150 miles from the region to isolate for 14 days.