Sport Report: Former Jaguars OT Tony Boselli was in ICU due to COVID-19
Inmate at Lee State Prison dies from COVID-19
ATLANTA (CBS46) - The coronavirus has hit the Georgia Department of Corrections. An inmate who had tested positive for COVID-19 died March 26. GDC stated in a press release the inmate was 49-years-old and was housed at Lee State Prison in Leesburg. They had been hospitalized since March 15. The corrections department continues to monitor the status of coronavirus exposure at Leesburg State Prison. GDC status report from March 27 is as follows: Offenders • Two (2) offenders are hospitalized after being confirmed positive for COVID-19 on March 20; • Three (3) offenders tested positive for COVID-19 on March 25, 26 and 27, respectively, and are currently asymptomatic and rema
Bleacher Report NFL columnist Mike Freeman has been keeping close tabs on those tied to the NFL who are dealing with the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier Saturday afternoon,that former Jaguars offensive tackle Tony Boselli had been hospitalized with COVID-19. Freeman , adding the 47-year old Boselli was first placed in the intensive care unit, but he appeared to improve and but is "still receiving treatment."
Boselli was the second overall pick in the 1995 draft by Jacksonville where he would spend the entirety of his seven-year career. While his career was cut short, Boselli still managed to receive five Pro Bowl and three All-Pro selections during his playing career. In fact, Boselli has been on the preliminary nominees’ list for the Pro Football Hall of Fame on every cycle since 2009.
Former Jacksonville Jaguars great Tony Boselli says coronavirus 'buried me' after landing in Mayo Clinic's ICU
Former Jacksonville Jaguars standout offensive tackle Tony Boselli had to be put in the Mayo Clinic's ICU during his bout with COVID-19.
Hopefully, Boselli can serve as a reminder to anyone continuing to take the current public health situation lightly. Everyone needs to do everything they can to help minimize their risk of contracting and spreading the virus. Negligence from public officials and citizens will get people hospitalized and potentially killed. At this point, many more people (in the NFL and otherwise) are going to contract the virus and face dire health circumstances, but if everyone takes responsibility for what they can control, we can hopefully minimize the toll of this crisis from becoming worse than our negligence has already made it.
We at PFR join everyone in wishing Boselli and all those dealing with severe cases of COVID-19 the best in their fights.
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Sale believes spring bout with pneumonia may have been COVID-19 .
In early February, Chris Sale missed a portion of spring camp due to a bout with pneumonia. Now, the Boston Red Sox ace believes he may have been sick with an undiagnosed case of COVID-19. "Honestly, yes," Sale replied when asked if having COVID-19 had crossed his mind, according to Chris Cotillo of MassLive. "It has been talked about a lot. It's crazy to look at my symptoms and think about the symptoms of people that have the COVID-19 virus, and some of the similarities. We may never know, but I'm definitely hoping not." While Sale was sent home by team doctors at the time, he's skeptical that he would have avoided passing the coronavirus on to others.