Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore tests positive for COVID-19

Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore tests positive for COVID-19
FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS - SEPTEMBER 27: Stephon Gilmore #24 of the New England Patriots warms up before the game against the Las Vegas Raiders at Gillette Stadium on September 27, 2020 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

BOSTON — Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore has tested positive for COVID-19, according to reports, and the team has canceled Wednesday’s practice.

Gilmore is now the third player on the team to test positive.

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Quarterback Cam Newton tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday causing the game versus the Kansas City Cheifs to be postponed to Monday.

Practice squad Defensive tackle Bill Murray also tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend.

The team’s Wednesday practice was canceled after the announcement of Gilmore’s positive test.

Gilmore played in Monday’s game against the Chief’s after originally testing negative.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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