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NFL, NFLPA Announces Encouraging COVID-19 Testing Results

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The NFL and NFLPA released encouraging data on Tuesday from their most recent battery of COVID-19 testing results from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5.

Among the 17,519 tests administered to players over the period, just one new positive case was confirmed. There were seven positive cases among 26,991 tests of personal.

In total, 8,349 players and staff members were tested with just eight positives.

The league is still testing Tier 1 and 2 personal daily, while only testing Tier 3 individuals on a weekly basis.

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With the season opener between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans just two days away, the latest testing data have to be encouraging for the league and NFLPA that the 2020 season will at least be able to kickoff without a hitch.

The Pittsburgh Steelers have not any coronavirus-related obstacles since running back Jaylen Samuels was removed from the COVID-19 Reserve list back on Aug. 13.

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