The NFL has announced that the Sunday Night Football game this week has been flexed. It was previously scheduled to be Raiders-Buccaneers, but will now be Cardinals-Seahawks:
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The Raiders have two players right now on the Reserve/COVID-19 list: offensive tackle Trent Brown and cornerback Damon Arnette. The Raiders’ situation is under review by the NFL and NFLPA right now because Brown might not have been consistently wearing his tracking device, and offensive linemen were reportedly hanging out together without wearing masks.
This schedule shift doesn’t indicate that the Raiders-Bucs game will be postponed just yet, but the league is getting its ducks in a row for a marquee standalone window to make sure it’s not affected if that game cannot take place.