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Patriots-Chiefs postponement sets up rare Monday night NFL doubleheader

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19 (Credit: Getty Images)

The weekend's National Football League game between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs has been postponed by a day to October 5 after their matchup was pushed back due to positive Covid-19 tests from both teams.

The rescheduling establishes a rare Monday night doubleheader for the league, with the NFL typically reserving such a scenario for the opening week of the season.

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