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New Orleans Saints HC Sean Payton Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Sean Payton Coronavirus

The NFL is taking Coronavirus (COVID-19) very seriously, and on Thursday an example of a positive COVID-19 test from within NFL community underscored that it should be. Even with all meetings with players and coaches are canceled and all facilities are close, there has been bad news.

Saints coach Sean Payton told ESPN that he has tested positive for the virus. There’s no mention as to whether Payton, 56, is suffering from any symptoms. Many who have the virus have no symptoms, or mild ones.

Payton told ESPN that he came forward with the diagnosis to encourage people to “heed the warnings of government officials, stay inside, and behave responsibly.”

Written by Sami Jarjour

The Co-Founder of Sports ON Tap & Host of "Stuff That Matters w/ Sami Jarjour" Podcast & Co-Host of "That Being Said Podcast w/ George & Sami Jarjour."

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