NFL’s chief medical officer remarked on Tom Brady’s workouts with teammates


On Thursday, Liverpool formally clinched the membership’s first ever Premier League title after Chelsea defeated Manchester City, 2-1. It’s the primary time Liverpool has been champions of England since 1990 (the Premier League started in 1992).

Notably, Chelsea’s opening objective within the sport got here from 21-year-old U.S. worldwide Christian Pulisic:

An NFL response to Tom Brady’s exercises with teammates: Despite warnings from each the NFL and NFLPA that “no players should be engaged in practicing together in private workouts” in the course of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Tom Brady and his new Buccaneers teammates have been holding practices collectively.

Brady not too long ago appeared to handle the considerations with a presidential quote in an image posted to his Instagram story.

On Thursday, NFL insider Ian Rapoport requested Dr. Allen Sills, the NFL chief medical officer, about Brady particularly.

“This is, again, a place where the NFLPA and the NFL are in the same exact place, which is we want whatever makes the safest possible environment for all of our constituents, whether they be players, coaches, trainers, medical staff, anyone in that team environment,” Sills explained. “So we’re going to work very hard together to educate everyone about the steps that we feel collectively are going to be most effective at reducing risk for everyone. Again, this is all about risk reduction to try to mitigate risk. We know that we can’t eliminate risk.”

Sills, although by no means mentioning Brady by identify, reiterated the league’s encouragement for gamers and coaches to behave responsibly.

“We will work very much hand-in-hand with the Players Association because this, again, this is where everyone in that team environment is going to share the same risk,” Sills continued. “But they’ll also share the same responsibility to each other, which means that everyone is going to be dependent on each other member of that team environment for doing the very best that they can to implement these measures and to keep themselves and their household members as safe as possible throughout the course of the season.”

Trivia: When the Red Sox dealt Manny Ramirez in a 2008 three-team deal, Boston additionally despatched two different prospects to the Pirates as a part of the commerce. Name these prospects.

(Answer on the backside.)

Hint: One was a 2005 first-round decide chosen out of St. John’s. The different performed for seven Major League groups in an 11-year profession, making an All-Star group with the Athletics in 2014.

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