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Bills-Chiefs game pushed back; Titans coach tests positive for COVID-19

The Bills' planned Thursday night game against Kansas City will now be at 5 p.m. on Monday, October 19.

NASHVILLE, Tennessee β€” The Bills' schedule has been changed, again.

Presuming the Bills' game with the Tennessee Titans still happens on Tuesday night, their planned Thursday night game in Orchard Park against the Kansas City Chiefs has been pushed back to 5 p.m. on Monday, October 19.

The NFL made the announcement during the middle of the first group of games Sunday afternoon, hours after the Titans closed their facility once again after a coach tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday morning, according to ESPN Senior NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Schefter reports the Titans released a statement Sunday saying the team is in communication with the NFL regarding its next steps.

In the statement, the Titans reportedly said, β€œThis morning we learned that a staff member tested positive. We have temporarily closed our facility and are in communication with the league on the next steps.”

NFL Spokesperson Brian McCarthy told 2 On Your Side's Adam Benigni that contact tracing is underway and that the Titans held a practice on Saturday, but "the club players and coaches have not been together for some time."

McCarthy says the NFL is conducting contact tracing to see "if there were close contacts with other team players and personnel or if this was an infection that came from the broader community."

The Titans are scheduled to play the Buffalo Bills Tuesday night in Nashville. It's unclear at this time if the game will be pushed back again.