Covid chaos in NFL as ‘business as usual’ approach flounders
‘America’s game’ struggles with quarantined quarterbacks, repeat rescheduling and home games played far from home
It has gone down as one of the worst performances by a player in recent NFL history – through little fault of his own.
Last weekend, 23-year-old Kendall Hinton, a practice squad wide receiver who had never before played professional football, ran on to the field as quarterback for the Denver Broncos, with just four hours’ notice and only his college-playing experience to rely upon. The deployment was described as unprecedented in the modern game.