Seven Saints assistants out Sunday due to COVID-19 protocol
Seven New Orleans assistant coaches will miss Sunday’s game at Carolina due to COVID-19 protocols.
The Saints announced Friday that offensive analyst Jim Chaney, offensive assistant Declan Doyle, assistant special teams coach Phil Galiano, senior offensive assistant/receivers coach Curtis Johnson, offensive line coach Brendan Nugent, run game coordinator/tight ends coach Dan Roushar and running backs coach Joel Thomas will miss the game against the Panthers.
The team said their responsibilities will be divided among the remaining offensive staff.
Reports of the positive tests first surfaced on Tuesday.
All of the New Orleans coaches have been vaccinated. They will need to show consecutive negative COVID-19 tests 24 hours apart before they are eligible to return.
–Field Level Media