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ESPN Analyst Todd McShay Sidelined For NFL Draft Over Coronaivrus

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ESPN analyst Todd McShay will miss this year’s NFL Draft after testing positive for the coronavirus.

“I’m so sorry to tell you I won’t be working the NFL Draft this year,” McShay announced on Twitter. “I’m home recovering from coronavirus.”

“My teammates at ESPN who have been incredibly supportive, my friends in the league, and the fans who have made the Draft what is today,” McShay continued. (RELATED: Why The Redskins Should Take A Chance On Tua Tagovailoa)

This is obviously terrible news. We wish McShay the best of luck in his recovery. He has been a consistent part of ESPN’s Draft coverage for a long time, and sports fans everywhere will miss his insight. (RELATED: Todd McShay Projects Joe Burrow As The First Pick In The 2020 NFL Draft)

The Draft will take place at 8 P.M. ET tonight on ESPN. The Draft was originally supposed to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada.