Pete Carroll of the Seahawks tests positive for COVID-19

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Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll will miss the next few days of training camp after testing positive for COVID-19, the team announced on Monday.

The team released a statement saying that Carroll tested positive on Sunday and had “mild symptoms”.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll inspects Lambo Field ahead of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, November 11.  February 14, 2021 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll inspects Lambo Field ahead of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, November 11. February 14, 2021 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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“He fully vaccinated and have mild symptoms“by staying at home,” the statement said. “Carroll is in touch with the coaching staff and will be participating in team meetings almost until he returns to the facility.”

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Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks watches the fourth quarter against the Tennessee Titans at Lumen Field on September 20.  February 19, 2021 in Seattle, Washington.

Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks watches the fourth quarter against the Tennessee Titans at Lumen Field on September 20. February 19, 2021 in Seattle, Washington.
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The NFL suspended its COVID-19 protocols back in March, no longer requiring mandatory testing of players, staff, or masks unless otherwise directed by state and local laws. They are expected to continue to monitor and report symptoms.

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Anyone who tests positive is still subject to a five-day isolation, the NFL told clubs back in June, citing CDC advice.

Arizona Cardinals defender Kyler Murray also tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

January 2, 2022;  Arlington, Texas, USA;  Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) comes out in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.

January 2, 2022; Arlington, Texas, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) comes out in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.
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According to reports, head coach Cliff Kingsbury told reporters he was experiencing minor symptoms and would miss the next few days of training.