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“My true opinion, I felt like we shouldn’t have even had one because of what was going on. It’s a difficult time,” Slay said when asked about the positive tests popping up across the league.
“We all make sacrifices and we made them. I think our staff and our team and the Eagles are doing a great job of securing us, and I think everyone is kind of committed to doing their job and making sure we can play Sunday. We continue to keep knocking on wood. We haven’t had a sickness here yet so we’ll continue to keep trying to find a way.”
After he finished answering reporters’ questions, Slay returned to the video conference minutes later to clarify that these were his feelings before the start of the season, adding that he grew comfortable with playing once he learned of the COVID-19 safety protocols in place.