NASHVILLE (WSMV) - An additional positive COVID-19 case has been confirmed within the Tennessee Titans organization on Thursday morning.
Team reporter Jim Wyatt says tight end MyCole Pruitt and defensive back Breon Borders of the practice squad were added to the team's Reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday.
Practice squad tight end Tommy Hudson, who is also on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, was suspended by the NFL for six games without pay for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
The Titans facility has remained closed since the COVID-19 outbreak among the team and its staff. As of Thursday, 23 people, not including the inconclusive test, have tested positive. The 23 positives consist of 13 players and 10 staffers.
#Titans place TE Mycole Pruitt and practice squad DB Breon Borders on the Reserve-COVID-19 list.Also--practice squad TE Tommy Hudson (who was also on the Reserve-COVID list) has been suspended without pay for violating the NFL's Policy on Performance-Enhancing Substances@WSMV— Chris Harris (@ChrisHarrisWSMV) October 8, 2020
News4 has been working to learn whether the team broke NFL safety protocols by practicing on a high school field last month. On September 30, 10 to 15 Titans players were seen practicing at Montgomery Bell Academy's field.
On October 1, Titans Head Coach Mike Vrabel said he told players not to gather. On the same day the NFL sent out a memo to all teams saying there can't be gatherings away from team facilities.
There's no word yet if this week's upcoming Titans game against the Buffalo Bills will be postponed because of the positive cases. Stay with us for updates.