Ron Rivera still plans to coach Sunday after missing practice time this week

Washington coach Ron Rivera hopes to return to practice Friday, and he plans to coach Sunday. Rivera, who is undergoing cancer treatment for squamous cell carcinoma, missed Wednesday’s practice. He left Thursday’s practice near the end, but before it was over, because of the effects of chemotherapy. Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio took over Rivera’s […]

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Falcons will use drones to sanitize stadium after hosting fans

The Falcons will host fans for the first time Oct. 11. After the game against Carolina, two drones will sanitize the stadium. Mercedes-Benz Stadium partnered with Charlotte-based Lucid Drone Technologies for D1 disinfecting drones to sanitize areas, Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports. The drones use electrostatic spraying nozzles for even distribution of medical-grade disinfecting chemicals […]

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