Live On Air

Streaming now: VSiN BetCenter

play Watch Live radio Listen Live

Cam Newton tests positive for COVID-19; Pats-Chiefs postponed

By Ben Fawkes  (VSiN.com) 

USATSI_14992441

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton tested positive for the coronavirus and is out for the team's Week 4 game against the Kansas City Chiefs, league sources told ESPN.

The Patriots said in a statement on Saturday, "Late last night, we received notice that a Patriots player tested positive for COVID-19. The player immediately entered self-quarantine. Several additional players, coaches and staff who have been in close contact with the player received point of care tests this morning and all were negative for COVID-19."

The NFL released a statement on Saturday that players on both teams had positive COVID-19 tests.

The game has now been postponed and sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that it will be played on Monday or Tuesday, with "Tuesday more likely."

The Chiefs had been 7-point home favorites against the Patriots at sportsbooks around the U.S.

The line moved to Chiefs -11 at several Las Vegas sportsbooks for a few minutes Saturday morning, before coming off the board once the game was postponed.

back to news

FREE Email Sign-Up

Get the latest sports betting news & VSiN programming updates with this free daily email from VSiN, The Sports Betting Network.

Headlines

View All

custom-banner-3
VSiN Logo Plus

Free Trial

Make a risk-free bet on VSiN!

VSiN+ FREE TRIAL

  • Afternoon subscriber-only email with highlights and best bets from the day's programs
  • Point Spread Weekly, VSiN's digital magazine on sports betting
  • 24-7 Live video stream of VSiN programs plus replays
  • Any special sport-specified betting guides we do
  • All exclusive subscriber-only stories and data on VSiN.com
Sign Up Now
Google Play
App Store
Close