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    NFL sees dangerous rise of COVID-19 cases that question their protocols

    The National Football League is starting to see a rise in the amount of COVID-19 cases league-wide. As of Nov. 6, half of the league’s 32 teams are dealing with at least one case of COVID-19. That means at least 16 teams have either had a player contract the virus or had to shut down their facility due to a COVID-19 scare. It has become abundantly clear that the safety protocols and punishments for not following them are not working. The NFL and National Football League Players Association agreed to have Polymerase chain reaction testing, a form of rapid testing, to all players scheduled to play that day. However, they…