NFL unveils new mouth shield to help prevent spread of coronavirus.
“The NFL on Monday revealed the Oakley Mouth Shield, a built-in helmet guard, in an attempt to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, the Associated Press reported,” Yahoo! Sports reports.
“The shield was designed by doctors and engineers from the NFL and the NFL Players Association to help combat the spread of the virus when the players are on the field during the 2020 season, ESPN reported. All 32 teams will receive the mouth shields by next week for a test drive.”
“Football is considered a close contact sport and has a higher risk for spreading the virus.”