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When will Washington vs. Eagles be played? NFL exploring options for Week 15 game because of COVID tests



Washington has been one of several teams hit hard by a wave of positive COVID-19ย tests this week.

WFT has already placed more than 20 players on its COVID list, greatly reducing the team’s depth heading into a pivotal Week 15 matchup against the Eagles. But Washington isn’t alone, and the number of high COVID cases across the NFL has prompted the league to consider postponing several games.

NFL COVID-19 TRACKER: Updated team-by-team list of players in protocol for Week 15

The league has reportedly already made the decision to postpone the Browns’ Saturday clash against the Raiders until Monday. Could the NFL now pursue moving other games, such as Washington vs. Philadelphia, back to wait until the positive case counts go down?ย 

Sporting News is tracking the latest updates on the Washington vs. Philadelphia game, and will keep this post updated with the latest details.

Washington-Eagles live updates

Washington-Eagles expected to be moved to Tuesday

(Dec. 17):ย It looks now like a move could be nearing official status. The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jeff McLane reported that the Washington-Philadelphia game will pushed back to Tuesday with a 7 p.m. ET start time.

Tuesday could be option for Washington-Eagles

(Dec. 17):ย ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that there is a chance the matchup gets moved to Tuesday, which makes it one of several games that could be pushed back. The Rams-Seahawks clash is another game considered by the league to be moved off Sunday.

Taylor Heinicke placed on COVID list

(Dec. 17):ย Washington will be without its starting quarterback after it was reported that Taylor Heinicke had tested positive for COVID-19. That could force Washington to have to turn to Garrett Gilbert at QB after the team signed him off New England’s practice squad this week.

Washington’s backup QB tests positive for COVID

(Dec. 15):ย Washington’s backup quarterback, Kyle Allen, was added to the team’s COVID list. This left Washington without a backup quarterback and put the position in serious doubt for Sunday after Heinicke was injured during the team’s Week 14 game.



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