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Eagles coach Doug Pederson tests positive for coronavirus

Eagles Super Bowl-winning coach Doug Pederson has tested positive for the coronavirus, the NFL franchise confirmed Sunday.

The Eagles said Pederson is asymptomatic and in self-quarantine.

The news comes after offensive lineman Lane Johnson was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Wednesday following his coronavirus diagnosis.

“The organization is following the protocols established by the NFL and the NFLPA.

“Any individuals in close contact with Pederson at our facility have been notified and will continue with daily testing procedures and compliance with all protocols before returning to the facility.”

The Eagles are scheduled to face the Washington Football Team in Week 1 of the NFL season on Sept. 13.

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