The Daily Outkick: Monday, March 23, 2020

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Patriots Agree To Terms With Brian Hoyer, Who’ll Get Chance To Start; Pats May Be Done Adding QBs, Per Reports (CBS Sports) It will be Hoyer’s third stint with the Patriots.

Dow Futures Drop 500 Points, Briefly Hit ‘Limit Down’ As Investors Await A Stimulus Deal (CNBC) Wall Street has been clamoring for fiscal economic relief as the number of coronavirus cases keep surging.

Tom Brady Had Just One Request After Signing With Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Yahoo! Sports) He wanted the phone numbers of all his new Bucs teammates.

‘Extraordinary Change’: How Coronavirus Is Rewiring The Republican And Democratic Parties (Politico) The pandemic could alter politics for a generation — or even longer.

Barefoot Hamlin Wins Virtual Homestead As NASCAR Races Again (AP) NASCAR eased off the brake in the real sports world brought to a sudden halt by the coronavirus and introduced the country to iRacing with some of the sports biggest stars.

The Coronavirus Economy Will Devastate Those Who Can Least Afford It (Axios) The people who were already vulnerable in a strong economy are facing severe hardship as jobs evaporate overnight and safety net services are strained to the max.

Chess Players Still Can’t Stop Touching Their Faces (Wall Street Journal) From twice-daily medical checks to banning handshakes, the last major sporting event in the world is taking precautions—with one major hurdle.

Trump Hints Possibility Of Less-restrictive Approach In Coronavirus Fight (Fox News) “We cannot let the cure be worse than the problem itself,” the president tweeted in caps lock, before announcing the reassessment.

Rudy Gobert Says He’s Lost His Sense Of Smell And Taste In Coronavirus Update (For The Win) British medical experts identified anosmia (the loss of ability to smell) and ageusia (taste) as possible signs of the coronavirus — even when no other symptoms like fever, cough or shortness of breath are being experienced.

The Great Empty (New York Times) The Times recently sent dozens of photographers out to capture images of once-bustling public plazas, beaches, fairgrounds, restaurants, movie theaters, tourist meccas and train stations.

Is There Really A Benefit To Adding Two NFL Playoff Games? (The Ringer) The league’s new CBA includes more postseason football. But is that a good thing? We looked back at the past 10 years of matchups under the new format to find out.

Harvey Weinstein Tests Positive For Coronavirus In New York State Prison (Report) (Variety) Weinstein is one of two inmates at Wende Correctional Facility who have tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Niagara Gazette, a local newspaper based in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Joe Buck Offers To Do Play-By-Play Of What You’re Doing At Home During Quarantine (The Big Lead) On Sunday he offered to do play-by-play of what people are doing around their houses to keep entertained while we’re all locked down.

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