Matt Judon had a humorous response for a fan praying Judon didn’t have COVID-19 – Boston.com

By Tom Westerholm
Patriots linebacker Matt Judon went on the COVID-19 record on Monday — one of many newest in a big group of athletes who’ve not too long ago been sidelined by the Omicron surge.
The information that Judon — and earlier within the day, Celtics star Jayson Tatum — can be sidelined apparently didn’t attain one fan, who tweeted at each gamers to say he was “praying” they didn’t get COVID.
Judon had a humorous response.
You praying mistaken
Judon later assured the fan he was kidding and that he can be again on the sector quickly.
The Patriots will want their star linebacker — whereas they need to make the playoffs, particularly in the event that they beat the Jaguars on Sunday, nothing is assured at this level. Judon has a career-high 12.5 sacks this season.
The NFL and NBA not too long ago modified their COVID-19 protocols, which is able to make it simpler for vaccinated, asymptomatic gamers to return to motion. Whereas Judon expressed disappointment within the NFLPA’s dealing with of COVID protocols earlier this season, he instructed a fan on Twitter that he was certainly vaccinated.
“And the NFLPA nonetheless sucks,” he tweeted.
Judon later instructed NBC Sports activities Boston he didn’t imagine groups ought to need to forfeit video games if they’ve an outbreak amongst unvaccinated gamers.
“For each participant to lose their wage, I believe that’s…,” Judon mentioned, trailing off. “It’s what it’s. However the NFL will shield itself.”
Tatum, in the meantime, entered protocols on Monday.
“That is one thing you may’t management,” Celtics coach Ime Udoka instructed reporters. “… That is out of his management. It’s clearly ravaging the league, and there’s nothing you are able to do about that.”
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