Broncos running backs coach Curtis Modkins has tested positive for COVID-19. Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Broncos RB coach Curtis Modkins tests positive for COVID-19

The New England Patriots aren't the only team that will be dealing with potential ramifications from the coronavirus at Gillette Stadium on Sunday. 

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Broncos running backs coach Curtis Modkins has tested positive for COVID-19, which Denver confirmed. He will not be traveling to New England.

The news comes after the Patriots had another player test positive for the virus on Friday. 

As of Saturday, the Broncos-Patriots game will still go on as scheduled after the contest was moved around following other positive tests out of New England last week. 

If players and/or staff members on either team test positive after the game, the league will be facing some serious backlash for allowing the two sides to compete this week. 

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. Although many think Boston sports fans are insufferable, Erin tries to see things from a neutral perspective. Her passion is hockey, and she believes defense wins championships. In addition to covering sports for Yardbarker, she covers Boston sports for NBC Sports Boston. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90

More must-reads:

Customize Your Newsletter

+

Get the latest news and rumors, customized to your favorite sports and teams. Emailed daily. Always free!

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.