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Sports Broncos GM John Elway tests positive for COVID-19

20:50  03 november  2020
20:50  03 november  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

Broncos GM Elway, team president Ellis positive for COVID-19

  Broncos GM Elway, team president Ellis positive for COVID-19 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The novel coronavirus has reached the highest levels of the Denver Broncos organization with general manager John Elway and team president Joe Ellis testing positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. The Broncos said in a statement that both Elway and Ellis have minor symptoms but are "doing well' and will continue to work from home and in self-isolation and participate in virtual meetings while their health is monitored. The team saidThe Broncos said in a statement that both Elway and Ellis have minor symptoms but are "doing well' and will continue to work from home and in self-isolation and participate in virtual meetings while their health is monitored.

Denver Broncos general manager and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced Tuesday.

Broncos chief executive officer Joe Ellis also tested positive for COVID-19.

Both Elway and Ellis received their results Tuesday after experiencing "mild symptoms" Monday and undergoing testing, the team said in a statement. Each one is working from home while self-isolating.

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The Broncos already have had multiple staff members affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Defensive coordinator Ed Donatell and offensive line coach Mike Munchak missed Sunday's win against the Los Angeles Chargers while in the COVID-19 protocol, and running backs coach Curtis Modkins missed two games after testing positive for COVID-19 in October.

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a man wearing a suit and tie: Denver Broncos general manager John Elway before the game against the Tennessee Titans at Empower Field at Mile High. © Isaiah J. Downing, Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Spor Denver Broncos general manager John Elway before the game against the Tennessee Titans at Empower Field at Mile High.

Denver also canceled its practice last Friday after a player tested positive for COVID-19. Starting right guard Graham Glasgow was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list.

The team said, however, it did not have reason to believe the newest cases were a result of any internal spread.

"Based on a review of contract tracing data with the league, we are confident these cases originated independently outside team facilities," the Broncos said in a statement. "There were minimal close contacts identified for each (no players or coaches), and those individuals have been notified."

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Broncos GM John Elway tests positive for COVID-19

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The Denver Broncos announced the team would conduct virtual meetings and postpone Friday's practice after a player tested positive for COVID-19. The player, along with two others determined to be close contacts, are self-isolating.  The Broncos said the plan is to hold practice Saturday ahead of Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Chargers. From NFL plays to college sports scores, all the top sports news you need to know every day. Two weeks ago, Broncos running back coach Curtis Modkins tested positive for COVID-19 a day before the team was scheduled to depart to play the New England Patriots.

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