TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona Cardinals defensive deal with Jordan Phillips was capable of attend his father’s funeral on Saturday morning, not miss any obligatory COVID-19 checks and nonetheless be again in Arizona in time to fly with the group to Dallas for Monday evening’s recreation towards the Cowboys.
However he initially did not assume it could occur.
Phillips tweeted Wednesday, “The @NFL is wanting me to choose between taking part in in my Monday evening recreation this week or going to my dads funeral with the brand new covid protocols cannot do each these guidelines loopy @ShannonSharpe” however later deleted the message. A day later, Phillips tweeted: “Recognize the entrance workplace for locating an answer to the issue. Thanks Michael Bidwill. Prime notch group.”
Bidwill, the Cardinals’ proprietor, organized for Phillips to take a personal aircraft to and from his father’s funeral in Wichita, Kansas, so the first-year Cardinal would not should miss any of the required checks. And it could put Phillips, who missed Saturday’s apply, again in Arizona in time to fly with the Cardinals to Texas on Sunday.
Phillips’s father, George, died on Oct. 12 at 56 years previous.