The Philadelphia Eagles have released a statement confirming that Head Coach Doug Pederson has been diagnosed with the Covid-19 virus that has swept the globe. He is now the second coach to be diagnosed with the virus following New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton positive test back in March.
The Eagles have stated that the Super Bowl winning coach is doing well and is following all of the proper league protocols for those infected. This includes being quarantined away from all Eagles facilities. Pederson relayed the news to the tonight following results from two positive tests.
Plans Moving Forward
While in quarantine Pederson will remain in contact with team daily, including the medical staff. The Eagles also plan to continue daily testing to insure the safety of the rest of the organization. Pederson will be allowed to return to the team as soon as all compliances are met.