Sources: Retest of Saint negative; game still on

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The New Orleans SaintsDetroit Lions game will be played after coronavirus retesting showed negative results for a Saints player, sources confirmed to ESPN.

A Saints player had a positive COVID-19 test Saturday, but sources said a retest came back negative and that contact tracing found negative tests among those players as well.

The Saints are scheduled to play the Lions in Detroit at 1 p.m. ET.

The Athletic first reported the negative retest.

Two other games in Week 4 have been postponed due to positive tests. The Tennessee Titans‘ Week 4 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers has been rescheduled for Week 7 as eight players and eight team personnel have tested positive since the team’s Week 3 game last Sunday.

The Patriots’ game against the Kansas City Chiefs has been postponed after positive tests from both teams, with plans to play the game on Monday or Tuesday. League sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Field Yates on Saturday that New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton tested positive for COVID-19.

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