PHILADELPHIA (AP)– Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson has checked positive for COVID-19
The Eagles released a declaration Sunday night stating Pederson hasn’t experienced any symptoms, is feeling well and under self-quarantine. The group likewise stated anyone who remained in close contact with Pederson has been notified and will be tested daily.
Per NFL procedures, Pederson can return to the team’s practice center after waiting 10 days given that his very first favorable test if he stays asymptomatic or a minimum of 5 days if he has consecutive unfavorable tests at least 24 hours apart throughout that five-day span.
The 52- year-old Pederson is the 2nd NFL head coach understood to check favorable. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton said he had the coronavirus in March.