Jan 24, 2021; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; A sign featuring Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) with COVID-19 protocol is seen before the AFC Championship Game against the Buffalo Bills at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

No players test positive in NFL’s latest COVID-19 results

No NFL players tested positive in the most recent round of COVID-19 testing, the league and the NFL Players Association announced Tuesday.

There was one positive test among other team personnel in the Jan. 24-30 testing period.

In all, 2,567 tests were administered to 152 players and 278 team personnel in advance of Super Bowl LV, set for Sunday between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa.

Throughout the testing period from Aug. 1 through Jan. 30, approximately 957,400 tests were administered. During that time, 262 players and 463 other personnel had confirmed positive cases.

–Field Level Media

Oct 18, 2020; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  An usher holds a sign as a  reminder of COVID-19 restrictions in place for fans during the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh won 38-7. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

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.

–Field Level Media

Dec 26, 2020; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Lions acting head coach Robert Prince sprints down the field with wide receiver Mohamed Sanu (12) before a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field. Prince assumed the head coaching duties for the game after Lions interim head coach Darrell Bevell was deemed a high-risk close contact to a confirmed COVID-19 positive case. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

COVID-19 positives rise again in NFL

The National Football League and NFL Players Association reported 70 positive COVID-19 tests in the most recent testing period, up from 58 last week.

A total of 34 players and 36 staff members tested positive during the period from Dec. 27-Jan. 2.

There were 40,709 tests administered to 6,702 players and team personnel. Among those, 16,088 tests were administered to 2,356 players, with an additional 24,621 tests conducted among 4,346 personnel.

Since monitoring began on Aug. 1, a total of 256 players and 432 other personnel have had confirmed positive tests for COVID-19. Approximately 922,220 tests were administered through Jan. 2.

Testing will continue among the 14 teams that have qualified for the playoffs.

–Field Level Media

Aug 24, 2020; Costa Mesa California, USA; A face mask advisory sign at Los Angeles Chargers training camp amid the global coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic at the Jack Hammett Sports Complex. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Positive tests for NFL players top 200 for the season

The National Football League and NFL Players Association reported 45 positive COVID-19 tests in the past week, the same number for a third straight week.

A total of 14 players and 31 staff members tested positive during the period from Dec. 13-19.

Those were the exact numbers for the week of Dec. 6-12, while the 45 positives from Nov. 29-Dec. 5 included 18 players and 27 team personnel.

On the latest report, the league and union said 41,501 tests were administered to a total of 6,927 players and team personnel. Among those, 16,222 tests were administered to 2,391 players and 25,279 tests were given to 4,536 personnel.

Since monitoring began Aug. 1, 201 players and 359 other personnel have had confirmed positives for COVID-19. Approximately 840,460 tests have been administered through Dec. 19.

–Field Level Media

Oct 18, 2020; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh talks with defensive end Jihad Ward (53) against the Philadelphia Eagles  at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

NFL reports 45 new positive COVID-19 tests over past week

The National Football League and NFL Players Association reported 45 positive COVID-19 tests in the past week, holding steady from last week.

Testing for the period from Dec. 6-12 found 14 players tested positive, along with 31 from other team personnel. Last week, there were 18 positive tests among players and 27 among other personnel — a drop from about 75 each of the previous two weeks.

On the new report, the league and union said 41,857 tests were administered to a total of 6,960 players and team personnel. Among those, 16,340 tests were administered to 2,389 players and 25,517 tests were given to 4,571 personnel.

Since monitoring began Aug. 1, 187 players and 328 other personnel have had confirmed positives for COVID-19. Approximately 795,960 tests have been administered through Dec. 12.

The NFL enacted intensive protocols last month to help mitigate and contain the spread of COVID-19 within the league.

–Field Level Media

Nov 1, 2020; Baltimore, Maryland, USA;  A member of M&T Bank Stadium security holds up a sign reminding patrons to wear masks during a game between the Pittsburgh Steelers amd Baltimore Ravens. Mandatory Credit: Mitchell Layton-USA TODAY Sports

NFL reports 45 new COVID cases in leaguewide testing

The NFL and NFL Players Association reported 45 new positive COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, down from about 75 each of the past two weeks.

Testing for the period from Nov. 29-Dec. 5 resulted in 18 positive tests among players and 27 among other personnel.

On this latest report, the league and union said 41,669 tests were administered to a total of 7,012 players and team personnel. Among those, 16,475 tests were administered to 2,427 players and 25,194 tests were given to 4,585 personnel.

Since monitoring began Aug. 1, 173 players and 297 other personnel have had confirmed positives for COVID-19. Approximately 757,100 tests have been administered through Nov. 28.

The NFL enacted intensive protocols last month to help mitigate and contain the spread of COVID-19 within the league.

–Field Level Media

Nov 1, 2020; Baltimore, Maryland, USA;  A member of M&T Bank Stadium security holds up a sign reminding patrons to wear masks during a game between the Pittsburgh Steelers amd Baltimore Ravens. Mandatory Credit: Mitchell Layton-USA TODAY Sports

NFL tops 50 positive tests for 2nd straight week

The NFL and NFL Players Association reported more than 50 positive COVID-19 cases for the second consecutive week on Tuesday.

Testing for the period from Nov. 8-14 resulted in 52 new cases: 17 among players and 35 among other personnel.

There were 56 confirmed positive tests in the previous monitoring period from Nov. 1-7 (15 players, 41 personnel).

On this latest report, the league and union said 43,148 tests were administered to a total of 7,856 players and team personnel. Among those, 17,161 tests were administered to 2,482 players and 25,987 tests were given to 5,374 personnel.

Since monitoring began Aug. 1, 95 players and 175 other personnel have had confirmed positives for COVID-19. Approximately 645,000 tests have been administered through Nov. 14.

–Field Level Media

Oct 18, 2020; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  An usher holds a sign as a  reminder of COVID-19 restrictions in place for fans during the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh won 38-7. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

COVID-19 positives more than double in NFL testing

The number of positive COVID-19 cases in the NFL more than doubled in the past week, according to numbers released Tuesday by the league and the NFL Players Association.

Testing for Nov. 1-7 resulted in 56 new cases: 15 positive tests among players and 41 confirmed positives among other personnel.

In the previous monitoring period from Oct. 25-31, the NFL and NFLPA reported eight new confirmed positive tests among players and 17 new confirmed positives among other personnel.

On this latest report, the league said 42,978 tests were administered to a total of 7,922 players and team personnel. Among those, 16,785 tests were administered to 2,486 players and 26,193 tests were given to 5,436 personnel.

Since monitoring began Aug. 1, 78 players and 140 other personnel have had confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. In all, approximately 600,000 tests have been administered to players and personnel through Nov. 7.

–Field Level Media

Oct 18, 2020; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  An usher holds a sign as a  reminder of COVID-19 restrictions in place for fans during the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh won 38-7. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Report: No new positives in NFL

The NFL had no new positive results from Friday’s round of COVID-19 testing and all Week 8 games remain on the schedule, NFL Network reported Saturday.

The Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Chargers and New York Giants each returned a positive test this week.

Another round of testing will take place Saturday, with results available before Sunday’s games.

–Field Level Media

Oct 4, 2020; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Carolina Panthers Mascot Sir Purr alone in the stands due to Covid 19 precautions during the second half of a game between the Carolina Panthers and the Arizona Cardinals at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

NFL reports 19 new cases of COVID-19

The number of positive COVID-19 cases in the NFL stayed even from the previous week, according to numbers released Tuesday by the league and the NFL Players Association.

Testing for Oct. 18-24 resulted in 19 new cases, including eight positives among players and 11 confirmed positives among other personnel — numbers that are identical to last week.

On this latest report, 42,687 tests were administered to a total of 7,817 players and team personnel. The breakdown: 16,799 tests were administered to 2,491 players; 25,888 tests were administered to 5,326 personnel.

Since monitoring began Aug. 1, more than 500,000 tests were administered to players and personnel through Oct. 24.

–Field Level Media