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Prominent NFL Owner Will Miss Today's Game As A Precaution

Washington NFL owner Daniel Snyder.

LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 29: Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder stands on the field before a preseason game between the Baltimore Ravens and Redskins at FedExField on August 29, 2019 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Washington Football Team owner Daniel Snyder and his wife Tanya will not attend today's road game against the Arizona Cardinals.

Washington revealed this afternoon that the Snyders came into contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19. Both Dan and Tanya have tested negative, but are skipping the game out of caution.

"Although the Snyders will not be present at today's game in Arizona against the Cardinals, the health and safety of those with whom they may come into contact is paramount," Washington Football Team Physician Dr. Anthony Casolaro's statement reads. "They will be with the team in spirit, watching the game from home and rooting for a Washington victory."

Washington will take on the Cardinals at 4:05 p.m. ET. later today.

Thus far (knock on wood), the NFL has done a nice job handling COVID-19. Every player passed their required testing heading into Week 2.

One unnamed player will not play today out of precaution after reporting a fever, though he reportedly tested negative for COVID-19.

Here's hoping the league continues to do its part in managing the pandemic as the season rolls on.