The NFL and the players Association have agreed on the protocols surrounding the COVID-19, and the date for the start of training camp on Friday.
The agreement was accepted to 29 against 3 at the vote of player representatives.
According to the network, NFL Network, the two sides agreed to share the financial damages that will COVID-19 on the season 2020, and this, over a period of four years. The ceiling of the campaign of 2021 would have been$ 175-Million. For the current season, he will 198,2 M$.
In addition, players will receive a salary pro-rata to the games played, because of the fear that the season may be compromised by the coronavirus.
Also, teams will be able to, from the beginning of the camps, have a training of a maximum of 80 players and will have to bow before the 16 August. Usually, at this stage of the season, they have 90. Nor will he ever be more than 80 athletes in the facilities of the team.
The agreement also confirms that there will be no preseason matchups and the players will be tested for the virus on a daily basis, until further order.
The season of NFL begins on Thursday, September 10, while the Chiefs of Kansas City will receive the Houston Texans.