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Breaking: NFL Team Has 8 New COVID-19 Cases

Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown carries the ball in an NFL game.

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - JANUARY 11: A.J. Brown #11 of the Tennessee Titans runs with the ball during the first half against the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at M&T Bank Stadium on January 11, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Tennessee Titans beat the Minnesota Vikings on the road on Sunday, 31-30. Two days later, eight members of the franchise have tested positive for COVID-19.

Three players and five personnel people have tested positive for Tennessee, according to Tom Pelissero. As a result, the team is having "in-person club activities" suspended for the time being. That goes for the Vikings as well, though we haven't seen a report on any positive tests within that team.

We've had individual positive tests for NFL players and personnel this year. Atlanta Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell missed Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears due to a positive test.

This appears to be the first major outbreak of the year, though. It puts this weekend's games for both teams into major question, as well. The Titans are set to host the Pittsburgh Steelers while the Vikings travel to the Houston Texans.

According to Dianna Russini, an NFL source said that Tennessee is being "shut down" until Saturday. If true, there's little-to-no chance the team could turn around and play the Steelers the next day.

The Tennessee Titans have their bye week in Week 7, the week of Sunday, Oct. 25. The Steelers' is the following week, on Sunday, Nov. 1.

It is unclear if they can add the game on at the end of the year and push the playoffs back, or how the league will handle things. Odds are this won't be the only situation like this within the league this year, without a bubble. The NFL has handled things well early on, but this is a stark reminder of how easily things can turn with this virus.