Whereas the NFL season has managed to proceed, a method or one other, just about unchecked by the coronavirus pandemic, the identical can’t be mentioned for the “Fox NFL Sunday” present.
Essentially the most acquainted faces won’t be of their Los Angeles studio. As a substitute, “[i]n accordance with [Centers for Disease Control] steerage, Los Angeles County Division of Public Well being security pointers — and out of an abundance of warning for our workforce — Sunday’s ‘Fox NFL Kickoff’ and ‘Fox NFL Sunday’ pregame exhibits from our Los Angeles studio won’t embody their common casts.”
Chris Myers will host each exhibits, in line with the network’s announcement, with Charles Woodson and Reggie Bush in studio. Appearances by others can be made remotely, as Jimmy Johnson has been doing all through the season, however Curt Menefee, Terry Bradshaw, Michael Strahan and Jay Glazer, amongst others, received’t be in studio.
NFL video games are continuing as scheduled for the sixth consecutive week regardless of rising coronavirus circumstances throughout the nation. Most counties in California started a nighttime curfew and Los Angeles County, the state’s largest with round 10 million folks, might face stricter lockdowns this week with circumstances and hospitalizations hovering. California has seen a 50 % rise within the variety of circumstances prior to now week.