By John Sigler | Saintswire
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton received a positive test for the coronavirus on Thursday, having gotten tested after noticing symptoms earlier this week before entering a self-quarantine. While the initial concern is, of course, Payton’s personal health — he says that he is feeling better, but will continue to stay at home to avoid infecting others — there is also an understandable anxiety among fans that the coronavirus could spread among team personnel.
Fortunately, the Saints have already taken precautions to prevent this. Coaches have been working remotely ever since Payton felt ill, per The Athletic’s Jeff Duncan, though a few assistants have made quick errands into their offices. The football operations department (headed by general manager Mickey Loomis) met together on the eve of free agency but have also scattered to the winds. ...
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