28 de Julio 2020
Los New England Patriots ya tienen a cinco jugadores que optan por no jugar la temporada 2020 en la NFL con motivo del COVID-19. Hasta el momento, Marcus Cannon (OL), Dont’a Hightower (LB), Brandon Bolden (RB), Danny Vitale (FB) y Najee Toran (G) descartan su participación la próxima campaña.
Bolden becomes the fifth Patriots player to choose to opt out, joining LB Dont'a Hightower, OT Marcus Cannon, FB Danny Vitale and C/G Najee Toran.
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) July 28, 2020
A message from #Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower, one of the highest profile players opting out amid the Coronavirus: “Me and my fiancée are just more concerned with the health of our family than football — especially the new addition to our family.”
Hightower has a 2-week-old son.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 28, 2020