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AP photo by Bruce Kluckhohn / Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) calls a play in the huddle during a game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sept. 27 in Minneapolis. If the Titans are able to play Tuesday's home game against the Buffalo Bills as planned, it will be their first since that 31-30 win to improve to 3-0.

Updated with more information at 11:20 p.m. on Oct. 11, 2020.

The NFL has juggled its regular-season schedule due to coronavirus outbreaks with the New England Patriots and the Tennessee Titans.

Nine teams are being affected, some over a period of weeks through Nov. 22, with the Patriots and Titans joined by the Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Chargers, Miami Dolphins and New York Jets.

Denver's game at New England, originally scheduled for this past weekend and then moved to Monday night when the Patriots had more positive COVID-19 tests, now will be played next Sunday afternoon.

Kansas City's game at Buffalo, which was supposed to be played Thursday night, has been moved back to Monday, Oct. 19.

Tuesday night's game with the Bills visiting the Titans, which originally was to be played Sunday, remains on schedule despite another positive test result Sunday for Tennessee, which last played Sept. 27 and has an outbreak that has now reached 24 individuals testing positive.

Other changes: Jets at Chargers moves from Week 6 to Week 11; Jaguars at Chargers moves from Week 8 to Week 7; Chargers at Broncos moves from Week 11 to Week 8; Chargers at Dolphins moves from Week 7 to Week 10; Dolphins at Broncos moves from Week 6 to Week 11.

Changes in bye weeks show Denver's switching to this week from Week 8; New England's from next week to this week; the Chargers' from Week 10 to next week; the Dolphins' from Week 10 to next week; Jacksonville's from Week 7 to Week 8; and the Jets' from Week 11 to Week 10.

There were no other positive COVID-19 tests Sunday, and the Titans were given approval to practice by the league.

"Early this afternoon, the NFL gave the team permission to hold a practice with limited staff — players, coaches and a handful of support staff. The hour and 45 minute practice took place outdoors," the team said in a released statement.

The Titans also will have two players back from the COVID-19 reserve list: defensive lineman DaQuan Jones, a team captain, and long snapper Beau Brinkley. They were put on that list Sept. 29, when eight positive tests returned and the NFL shut down the team's facility.

The NFL rescheduled New England's game for a second straight week. The Patriots now have had four individuals test positive in their outbreak, according to a person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the latest results.

Broncos coach Vic Fangio, in a memorable take on the outbreaks in the league, noted on a Zoom call that what is occurring with the Titans and Patriots could happen to anyone.

"But my message to them and to anybody is we were inconvenienced by this," he said, "but it very easily could have been flipped around to where we had the positive tests and the Patriots were inconvenienced by it. So, I'm happy that the positive tests weren't in our building.

"But I'm under no illusion that at some point we might have a positive test or two and be the cause of a game getting moved down the road. So we're all in this together, the entire league is.

"And in a weird way, I'm kind of happy to see some of this stuff happen because you see who the whiners are ... and who can't handle adversity. And I'm going to try hard that the Denver Broncos don't fall into any of those categories."

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