Report: NFL coaches ‘really nervous’ about NFL’s plan for return due to COVID-19

The NFL is moving full steam ahead with its plan for the 2020 NFL season after releasing the full regular-season schedule. While everyone around the league anticipates football being played in 2020, some are quite concerned about the league’s plan.

The upcoming season is expected to start on schedule with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Houston Texans to kick off Week 1 on Sept. 10. While few around the NFL expect delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many are worried about what happens once the season starts.

According to Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman, several coaches around the NFL are “really nervous” about their own safety and the health of the players once the season is rolling. The coronavirus can spread quickly among all demographics, putting everyone at an NFL facility in danger.

While most players are willing to play, those with risk factors or family members with risk factors could be in danger of suffering the serve side effects of the coronavirus. The concern is even more prevalent among coaches, with many in the age group that are at far greater risk of dying from COVID-19.

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Originally posted on Sportsnaut | By Matt Johnson | Last updated 5/13/20

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