MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 19: Head coach Robert Saleh of the New York Jets looks on from the side line during the third quarter fo the game against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium on December 19, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)

The New York Jets announced today (Wednesday, December 22) that head coach Robert Saleh tested positive for COVID-19.

The Jets released the statement below to their 1.2 million followers on Twitter this morning. Tight Ends Coach Ron Middleton will serve as head coach until Saleh is cleared to return.

The New York Jets will take on the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium in Easter Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, December 26th.

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