Falcons’ owner Arthur Blank misses game with COVID-19

November 24, 2019 Atlanta: Falcons owner Arthur Blank watches as his team prepares to play the Buccaneers in a NFL football game on Sunday, November 24, 2019, in Atlanta.   Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

Credit: Curtis Compton

Credit: Curtis Compton

November 24, 2019 Atlanta: Falcons owner Arthur Blank watches as his team prepares to play the Buccaneers in a NFL football game on Sunday, November 24, 2019, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

Falcons owner Arthur Blank has tested positive for COVID-19 and did not attend Sunday’s game against the Saints at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. It was the first game that’s he’s missed since he has owned the team.

Blank is vaccinated, including a booster shot. He has been a proponent of vaccination.

Blank is doing well and is in great spirts. He has mild symptoms and will be watching and listening to the game from home.

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