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NFL Kicks Off Season With COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols

The 101st NFL season kicks off Thursday night as the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs host the Houston Texans. But football this year will be anything but typical.

Pandemic protocols and ongoing protests against racial injustice have forced the league to adapt. Host Jeremy Hobson speaks with Here & Now sports analyst Mike Pesca. He hosts the daily podcast The Gist.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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