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    The 2020 fantasy football season is going to feel a little different thanks to the impact of COVID-19. The coronavirus has impacted every sports league in some way or another, and the NFL (and, by extension, fantasy football) is no different. Even though the NFL is still planning to play its season, the league has taken extra precautions heading into this year by giving players the option to opt-out, meaning they will not play at all, as well as creating the reserve/COVID-19 list, which is for players who test positive or are being quarantined due to contact with an infected person. Still, even if a player does not have the coronavirus, being put on that list could be an...
    PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 03: Lane Johnson #65 of the Philadelphia Eagles reacts after a touchdown against the Chicago Bears in the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on November 3, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) Lane Johnson is excited to be back with the Philadelphia Eagles The NFL is set on playing a full season in 2020 and one precaution is having a reserve list for players who either test positive for COVID-19 or come in contact with someone carrying the virus. The latter depends on everyone being honest and following the protocol. Players throughout the NFL have hit the list already and one big name was Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson. The offensive...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson has been cleared to return to work. He was activated off the Reserve COVID-19 List on Tuesday morning. Johnson tested positive for the virus on July 29 and per NFL rules, he couldn’t return to the NovaCare Complex until 10 days after his initial positive test or if he received two consecutive negative tests within five days of testing positive. Following the diagnosis, Johnson said he felt “strong and ready to go.” pic.twitter.com/I1U8RwnIyZ — Lane Johnson (@LaneJohnson65) July 29, 2020 Johnson has earned Pro Bowl nods in each of the last three seasons.
    The Vikings on Monday waived linebacker Cameron Smith because of a “non-football injury,” but the plan is to place him on the reserve/non-football injury list if he clears waivers. It is all but certain that Smith will clear waivers on Tuesday after he had announced Saturday that he will miss the 2020 season due to having open-heart surgery. Smith wrote on Instagram that he had a heart defect found after he tested positive last month for the coronavirus. He had been on the reserve/COVID-19 list since July 29. Vikings special teams coordinator Marwan Maalouf said Monday he has been in touch with Smith, who played in five games last season as a rookie and wrote in his post that he...
    Getty T.J. Hockenson slides for a catch. The Detroit Lions are getting healthier as they progress through the weeks, and Saturday, the team got a ton of good news with the return of 3 players off the COVID/Reserve list. During the evening, the team revealed they had removed tight end T.J. Hockenson, punter Arryn Siposs and cornerback Amani Oruwariye off the list. The Detroit Lions announced today that they have activated the following players from the Reserve/COVID-19 list: TE T.J. HockensonCB Amani OruwariyeP Arryn Siposs — Detroit Lions (@Lions) August 8, 2020 With these players coming off, the Lions are getting healthier as they get set to welcome players back into the building and facility for work....
    Getty Olsen Pierre #72, Markus Golden #44, Josiah Tauaefa #48 and David Mayo #55 of the New York Giants The New York Giants played something of a game of musical chairs on Tuesday when it comes to the COVID-19/reserve list. The team removed wide receiver David Sills, who at the time was their only player to have landed on the list. However, the list found a new occupant, as linebacker Josiah Tauaefa was added. The Giants added LB Josiah Tauaefa to the reserve/COVID-19 list. Meanwhile, WR David Sills was removed from the list. #Giants #nfl — Jordan Raanan (@JordanRaanan) August 4, 2020 Per usual, it is unknown whether Tauaefa has tested positive for COVID-19 or if he...
    Getty Kenny Golladay makes a catch against the Giants. The Detroit Lions have been testing their players for the coronavirus for over a week, and finally, the team is seeing a modest bit of health return during training camp. Early on, the Lions had as many as 8 players on the list, which was close to an NFL high. With Matthew Stafford’s false positive allowing him to return to work, the Lions are now gradually beginning to welcome others back who have been isolated following testing. The team has revealed this week that wideout Kenny Golladay and cornerback Justin Coleman are each off the list, meaning they have passed protocol to return to the team at this point...
    Getty Justin Jefferson had his first practice at Vikings training camp after he was activated from the COVID-19 reserve list. Rookie Justin Jefferson finally got a chance to christen his new digs at the Vikings practice facility. After an offseason without rookie minicamps, an initial week of coronavirus testing and subsequent placement on the COVID-19 reserve list, the Vikings first-rounder was activated to the roster earlier this week and made his first official visit inside the TCO Performance Center in Eagan, Minn., on Tuesday. Welcome to Minnesota, @JJettas2. #VikingsCamp pic.twitter.com/sRaOcwmtSR — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) August 4, 2020 His arrival was the most publicized of any Vikings rookie in recent memory as the former national champion LSU Tigers...
    Gardner Minshew II doesn’t think COVID-19 would dare mess with his swagger. The mustachioed Jaguars’ quarterback has been activated after a “brutal” stint on the reserve/COVID-19 list, which lasted all of two days after coming into contact with infected teammate Michael Walker. “Did not contract the virus,” 24-year-old Minshew told reporters on a conference call on Tuesday. “Took one look at me and ran the other way. It was probably in its best interests, so here we are, we’re back on Tuesday ready to roll, excited to go play some football.” Walker, 23, tested positive for the virus over the weekend. The reserve/COVID-19 list is designated for players who either have tested positive for coronavirus or have come into close...
    Navy SEALs end ties with museum over video of dogs attacking man in Kaepernick jersey The incredible history of the drive-thru Lions activate Matthew Stafford off reserve/COVID-19 list The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday that star quarterback Matthew Stafford has been activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list. © Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday that star quarterback Matthew Stafford has been activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list. Matthew Stafford cleared to return after false-positive COVID-19 testIn a statement released by the Lions, they shared that Stafford was forced onto the reserve/COVID-19 list because of a false-positive test. Following that test result, Stafford tested negative on his next three tests. So, in short, Stafford never had COVID-19. His testing sequence...
    Getty Matthew Stafford celebrates a play in a game. Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford did test positive for the coronavirus, but as it turns out, that positive was a false positive. As a result, the Lions revealed they had removed Stafford from their COVID/Reserve list on Tuesday afternoon and reinstated him to the team. Furthermore, the team also tested Stafford’s family and everyone was negative. Statement from the Lions on their QB Matthew Stafford: pic.twitter.com/kPYsA6i965 — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 4, 2020 This situation was a scare for the Lions not just in terms of the health of Stafford, but his young family as well. It’s good to hear the positive was a mistake in the end.Explaining...
    Virus updates: 13 nuns die in Michigan convent Online grocery sales soaring in the Middle East and the trend may continue, says retail giant Majid Al Futtaim Jaguars activate QB Gardner Minshew from COVID-19 reserve list, 10 Jags players remain on list Gardner Minshew’s stay on the COVID-19 reserve list was a short one. The Jacksonville Jaguars activated their 24-year-old starting quarterback from the list on Tuesday, just two days after they placed him on it. Safety Andrew Wingard was also activated from the list. Minshew, a sixth-round pick in the 2019 draft, is the Jags’ starter now, but he didn’t begin last season that way. He was pressed into service when Nick Foles, who was signed before...
    Getty Head coach Matt Nagy of the Chicago Bears. The Bears have just released another player, and with their recent roster moves, the team has managed to keep its squad at 80 players. The Bears just announced that they have released offensive lineman Dino Boyd, the second cut in two days after they released running back Napoleon Maxwell Sunday afternoon. Chicago brought Boyd in to provide some offensive depth, but they needed to get their roster to the 80-man limit after they activated a few more players off the reserve/COVID-19 list. The Bears activated nose tackle John Jenkins and tight end Eric Saubert off the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, and they also announced that safety Jordan Lucas, an offseason...
    Getty Matthew Stafford during a game against the Chiefs. Matthew Stafford was placed on the Detroit Lions‘ COVID/Reserve list, and little specifics were known on his case until Monday morning. According to Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated, Stafford did test positive for the virus over the weekend and wasn’t a simple case of coming into contact with another positive person, but it’s a bit hard to explain why that is the case given a pair of negative tests beforehand might be complicating matters. Here’s a look at what Breer wrote on the case: “Lions QB Matt Stafford did, indeed, test positive for COVID-19 (this wasn’t a case of being in close contact with someone sick). The test was...
    First Mike Zimmer, next Rick Spielman NFL Media reported Sunday night that the Vikings were finalizing a multi-year contract extension for Spielman, who has been their general manager since 2012 and been with the team since 2006. The Vikings just over a week ago signed Zimmer, their head coach, to a three-year contract extension running through 2023. After the move had been made on Zimmer, it had been expected that Spielman, who had one year left on his contract, also would get an extension. Zimmer said on July 25 he was hopeful a deal would get done on the general manager. Related Articles Reduced salary cap would present significant future issues for Vikings Longtime NFL cornerback Terrell...
    First Mike Zimmer, next Rick Spielman NFL Media reported Sunday night that the Vikings were finalizing a multi-year contract extension for Spielman, who has been their general manager since 2012 and been with the team since 2006. The Vikings just over a week ago signed Zimmer, their head coach, to a three-year contract extension running through 2023. After the move had been made on Zimmer, it had been expected that Spielman, who had one year left on his contract, also would get an extension. Zimmer said on July 25 he was hopeful a deal would get done on the general manager. Related Articles Reduced salary cap would present significant future issues for Vikings Longtime NFL cornerback Terrell...
    Credit: Carmen Mandato/Getty Images Gardner Minshew is now the second signal caller to end up on the reserve list. All 32 NFL teams kicked off training camp this week, but only for players who have tested negative for COVID-19. On Saturday, Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions ended up on the team’s COVID-19/reserve list, becoming the first starting quarterback to do so. The list of signal callers on the league list has grown by one. On Sunday, the Jacksonville Jaguars placed five players on the COVID-19 list, one of them being starting quarterback Gardner Minshew. It’s unknown if the Jaguars signal caller tested positive for the coronavirus, or if he came into contact with someone who did. Another starting QB...
    Arizona bridge partially detonated after train derailment; nearby residents asked to evacuate Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Jaguars place QB Gardner Minshew on reserve/COVID-19 list On Saturday, news broke that Matthew Stafford landed on the COVID-19 reserve list. On Sunday, Gardner Minshew joined him as the second starting quarterback to be placed on the list this summer. © Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports Gardner Minshew is the second starting QB to land on the COVID-19 list. Another starting QB to the COVID-19 reserve list: #Jaguars QB Gardner Minshew. Yesterday, it was #Lions QB Matthew Stafford.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 2, 2020 The Jaguars confirmed the report, and the team added running...
    Getty Matthew Stafford looks dejected after a Lions loss to Minnesota. The Detroit Lions have seen some of their bigger name players end up on the NFL’s coronavirus watch list, and the biggest just came in the form of Matthew Stafford. Late Saturday, it was revealed the quarterback had been placed on the COVID/Reserve list for the team. Stafford is the highest profile player to make the list for the Lions in recent days given his position on the team. He also becomes the first quarterback in the league to crack the list in 2020. ESPN’s Field Yates was first to break the story: Lions QB Matthew Stafford has been placed on the reserve/COVID list, per source. —...
    Virus out of control in Texas town where everyone knows everyone Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Detroits Stafford first NFL starting QB on COVID-19 list Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was placed on the NFL's COVID-19 reserve list on Saturday, becoming the first starting signal caller in that group. © Gregory Shamus Detroit Lions star Matthew Stafford became the first starting quarterback on the NFL's COVID-19 reserve list Saturday, meaning he has tested positive or been in close contact with someone who has the deadly virus The 33-year-old quarterback has thrown for 41,025 yards and 256 touchdowns in 11 seasons for the Lions, who now have eight players on the COVID-19...
    NASA-SpaceX mission: Astronauts board the Crew Dragon from the ISS Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Lions quarterback Stafford placed on COVID-19 reserve list: report (Reuters) - Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has been placed on the COVID-19 reserve list, U.S. media reported on Wednesday. © Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett FILE PHOTO: Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford throws against the Atlanta Falcons during their NFL football game at Wembley Stadium in London Placement on the list means Stafford has either tested positive for COVID-19 or been in close contact with someone who has contracted the virus. Clubs are not required to divulge the reason. He becomes the second NFL quarterback to be placed...
    Saivion Smith (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) Saivion Smith diagnosed with COVID-19, placed on reserve list. A second Dallas Cowboys player has been placed on the COVID-19 reserve list according to the Dallas Morning News reserve cornerback, Saivion Smith, has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus and will be placed on the reserve list. Cowboys CB Saivion Smith tested positive Friday in team’s COVID-19 exam, source said. He’s asymptomatic. Was placed on Reserve/COVID-19 list today. Smith is second Cowboys player to be added to list, joining WR Jon’Vea Johnson. Not allowed into team facility for minimum one week. — Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) August 1, 2020 He was tested on Friday and is without symptoms. He, along with wide receiver Jon’Vea Johnson, are...
    DETROIT (AP) — One of the NFL’s standout quarterbacks is now on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Matthew Stafford was put on the list by the Detroit Lions, according to the league’s transactions report Saturday. The reserve/COVID-19 list was created for players who either test positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with an infected person. The 32-year-old Stafford is easily one of the most high-profile players to land there. The Lions, citing NFL-NFLPA policy, have not been commenting on the medical status of players on that list. Stafford is entering his 12th season with Detroit after being drafted by the Lions with the No. 1 overall pick in 2009. Stafford’s wife Kelly had surgery last year to remove a...
    Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was placed on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday. The designation means Stafford, 32, has either tested positive for the novel coronavirus or was knowingly in contact with someone who has been diagnosed. League policy does not allow for comment on a player’s medical status. Lions players were tested Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, according to The Detroit News, having to pass all three in order to get access to the training facility. Stafford, who saw his consecutive starts streak end at 136 games because of a back injury last season, is the first starting quarterback to be named to the list. He is the eighth Lions player on the list, joining the likes of...
    Detroit Lions, Matthew Stafford, #9 (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images) The Detroit Lions suffered an offseason blow As the NFL prepares to navigate the tough waters of playing a season amid the COVID-19 pandemic, another one of its stars has been added to the reserve list which could implicate him as potentially having the virus, or in close contact with someone who does have it. Lions QB Matthew Stafford was placed on the COVID-19/reserve list on Saturday. As previously mentioned, being placed on the list itself doesn’t necessarily mean Stafford has COVID-19. NFL teams are also not allowed to disclose whether or not the player has COVID-19, as that would essentially be giving away the diagnosis for future patients.What does...
    Getty Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank. Both defensive tackle Tyeler Davison and backup quarterback Danny Etling were added to the Atlanta Falcons‘ reserve/COVID-19 list on Friday, the team announced. The Falcons now have a total of five players on the list. This doesn’t necessarily mean that either player has tested positive for the coronavirus, it could mean they were in close contact with someone who has or they are experiencing symptoms. Tyeler Davison the most significant name to hit the Covid-19 list for the Falcons as important run-stuffer along the defensive line. Others on the list are QB Danny Etling, FB Keith Smith, S Jamal Carter, rookie S Jaylinn Hawkins. Team can’t comment on the status of the...
    Getty Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank. Both defensive tackle Tyeler Davidson and backup quarterback Danny Etling were added to the Atlanta Falcons‘ reserve/COVID-19 list on Friday, the team announced. The Falcons now have a total of five players on the list. This doesn’t necessarily mean that either player has tested positive for the coronavirus, it could mean they were in close contact with someone who has or they are experiencing symptoms. Tyeler Davison the most significant name to hit the Covid-19 list for the Falcons as important run-stuffer along the defensive line. Others on the list are QB Danny Etling, FB Keith Smith, S Jamal Carter, rookie S Jaylinn Hawkins. Team can’t comment on the status of the...
    By Michael Hurley, CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) — Hockey? It’s back. Basketball? Back, too. Baseball and football? Wellllll … one is “back,” and the other is trying to get there, but the situation does not look particularly peachy at this precise point in the pandemic. We can start with Major League Baseball, which is seemingly in a perpetual scramble to try to hold its season despite positive tests throughout the league and a full-blown outbreak within the Miami Marlins organization. Would mean Nationals, Marlins, Blue Jays, Phillies, Brewers and Cardinals games are all postponed due to COVID-19 tonight. 20% of the league https://t.co/IIf84mawkW — Ben Nicholson-Smith (@bnicholsonsmith) July 31, 2020 Marlins have 1 more positive test. That’s 18 out of...
    Getty Aaron Rodgers #12 and Jace Sternberger #87 of the Green Bay Packers celebrate after a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers in the second half of the NFC Championship game at Levi's Stadium on January 19, 2020 in Santa Clara, California. The Green Bay Packers will now have at least four players on the COVID-19 reserve list after adding three more, including two presumptive starters, to the list on Thursday. The Packers placed veteran kicker Mason Crosby, second-year tight end Jace Sternberger and free-agent defensive tackle Treyvon Hester on the COVID-19 reserve list, a new category of players who have either tested positive for the coronavirus or who have been quarantined after having been in close contact...
    NYPD addresses video of woman pulled into van You Have to Try These Famous Sandwiches in Denver and Beyond Vikings place LB Barr on COVID reserve; 8th player on list EAGAN, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings placed linebacker Anthony Barr on the reserve list for COVID-19 on Thursday, the eighth player they've designated since training camp began. © APARC Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr (55) takes a defensive position during an NFL game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 in Minneapolis. The Vikings defeated the Lions 20-7. (Margaret Bowles via AP) The reserve list was created by the NFL for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in...
    NYPD addresses video of woman pulled into van You Have to Try These Famous Sandwiches in Denver and Beyond LeSean McCoy agrees to deal with Tampa Bay after Bucs rookie RB hits reserve/COVID-19 list LeSean McCoy has a new team for his 12th NFL season. The veteran running back has reached an agreement on a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The deal will add McCoy to a newly acquired group of veterans including Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski. Veteran RB LeSean McCoy reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, per @rosenhaussports. “He’s very excited to play with established vets like Brady and Gronk in trying to win another...
    Getty Justin Coleman makes a play against the Chargers. The Detroit Lions have added a couple more key names to the COVID/Reserve list on Thursday afternoon, and one represents a key position on the defense. According to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network, cornerback Justin Coleman was added to the list on Thursday afternoon. He’s the third key Lions starter that has been sent to the list in the last few days. The #Lions are placing CB Justin Coleman on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, source said. Coleman is asymptomatic and tested negative Tuesday before a positive test Wednesday. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) July 30, 2020 Additionally, the team placed tight end Isaac Nauta on the list as well,...
    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers placed veteran kicker Mason Crosby, tight end Jace Sternberger and defensive tackle Trevyon Hester on their COVID-19 reserve list. The NFL has created this reserve list for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. Clubs aren’t permitted to disclose whether player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID-19. The 35-year-old Crosby is the Packers’ career scoring leader with 1,575 points. Sternberger, a 2019 third-round draft pick from Texas A&M, missed the first half of his rookie season due to an ankle injury but is expected to have a much bigger role this...
    Getty Anthony Barr was the latest Vikings player added to the NFL's COVID-19 reserve list. Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr just became the most decorated Vikings player to be added to COVID-19 reserve list. Barr, the team’s only returning captain on defense, is a four-time Pro Bowler and was placed on the list on Thursday. He’s the eighth member of the Vikings to be placed on the list since Monday. The #Vikings have placed LB Anthony Barr on Reserve/COVID-19. — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) July 30, 2020 The COVID-19 reserve list was created for players who either test positive for COVID-19 or have been quarantined after they were in close contact with an infected party, per a statement...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s been quite a week for Vikings players being added to the new roster of players on reserve due to COVID-19 concerns, and on Thursday another big name was added to that list. The Vikings reported that linebacker Anthony Barr is currently on the reserve/COVID-19 roster. Barr was a first-round draft pick for the Vikings in the 2014 draft. He’s been with the team ever since. On Wednesday, the Vikings added defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo, linebacker Cameron Smith and offensive tackle Oli Udoh to the roster. And on Tuesday, they announced four players were on that list, including Justin Jefferson, the 22nd overall pick in this year’s draft. “This new reserve list category was created for a...
    Linebacker Anthony Barr became on Thursday the most notable Vikings players to have been placed on the COVID-19 reserve list. Barr, a four-time Pro Bowl selection and a team captain, became the eighth Minnesota player to be put on the list. This reserve list category was created for players who either test positive for coronavirus or have been been placed in quarantine for having been in contact with an infected person. NFL teams will not designate what category any player is in. Barr is the third projected starter to be placed on the list, following rookie wide receiver Justin Jefferson and defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo. Others to have been put on it are tackle Oli Udoh, linebacker Cameron Smith, rookie tackle...
    Getty Eddie Goldman's backup, John Jenkins, has just been placed on the Bears' COVID-19 / reserve list. The Chicago Bears now have three players listed on their reserve/COVID-19 list, adding defensive lineman John Jenkins to the list Thursday. Jenkins joins tight end Eric Saubert and undrafted rookie running back Artavis Pierce as the only three Bears players to be placed on the list. Jenkins missing a minimum of two weeks just prior to the start of training camp is not ideal, particularly because starting nose tackle Eddie Goldman chose to opt out of the upcoming season, and Jenkins is currently the only backup nose tackle on the team.Jenkins Has Not Necessarily Tested Positive for COVID-19Bears’ GM Ryan Pace...
    Getty New Las Vegas Raiders RB Devontae Booker. The Las Vegas Raiders are one of the fortunate teams who have yet to have a player opt-out of the 2020 season due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. However, they reportedly have their first player land on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, running back Devontae Booker is getting placed on the list. Raiders RB Devontae Booker expected to be placed on reserve/covid-19 list, per source. Former Broncos leading rusher signed with Las Vegas this offseason. — Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) July 30, 2020 The report has been verified by Raiders insider Vincent Bonsignore of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Can confirm that @Raiders will place RB...
    Getty Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons. Two more Atlanta Falcons joined Jaylinn Hawkins on the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Wednesday. It was confirmed that Falcons fullback Keith Smith and safety Jamal Carter both tested positive for the coronavirus. Hawkins’s case has not been confirmed so it could mean he came into close contact with someone who has testest positive. All three players will be quarantined for 10 days and must test negative for two consecutive COVID tests before returning to camp. Falcons fullback Keith Smith, like safety Jamal Carter, has tested positive for COVID-19. I’m told Smith is asymptomatic. Falcons put Smith, Carter on reserve/COVID-19 list along with rookie Jaylinn Hawkins, who was put on yesterday. —...
    Michael Hickey/Getty Images Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Justin Layne with safety Jordan Dangerfield. Today the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they have placed second-year cornerback Justin Layne on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Layne is the second defensive back the team has added to the list this week, following on the heels of DB Arrion Springs. Layne was selected by the Steelers in the third round of last year’s draft with the 83rd overall pick. He played in 10 games as rookie, mostly on special teams, but made more and more of an impression on Mike Tomlin and the rest of the coaching staff as the season went on.Justin Layne ‘Distinguished Himself in a Positive Way’In fact, during a Steelers Nation...
    The Minnesota Vikings put three more players, including defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo, on their reserve list for COVID-19 on Wednesday. Linebacker Cameron Smith and offensive tackle Oli Udoh were also placed on COVID-19 reserve, bringing the team’s total on the list to seven players. Smith and Udoh were 2019 draft picks. Odenigbo is in line to take over as a starter, with the departure of 10-year veteran Everson Griffen. The reserve list was created by the NFL for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. Clubs are not permitted to disclose whether player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID-19. ___...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/ CBS Sports) — The Minnesota Vikings on Wednesday added three more players to the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list. The additional players include defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo, linebacker Cameron Smith and offensive tackle Oli Udoh. This comes just days after the team announced that Eric Sugarman, the team’s head trainer VP of sports medicine as well as the club’s infection control officer, tested positive for COVID-19 along with members of his family. Four other Vikings players were placed on the list on Monday including  Justin Jefferson, the 22nd overall pick in this year’s draft. The league’s recently-implemented reserve/COVID-19 list includes players who either tested positive for the virus or who have been quarantined after having been in close contact with...
    Getty Defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo was one of three Vikings players added to the COVID-19 reserve list on Wednesday. Minnesota Vikings defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo was one of three Vikings players on Wednesday added to a growing list of players who are on the COVID-19 reserve list. Odenigbo, offensive lineman Oli Udoh and linebacker Cameron Smith were all added to the list after the Vikings placed four rookies, including first-round pick Justin Jefferson, on the list on Monday, totaling seven players who are currently on the list. The new reserve list was created for players who either test positive for COVID-19 or have been quarantined after they were in close contact with an infected party, per a statement...
    The Vikings on Wednesday placed three more players on the COVID-19 reserve list, including defensive end Ifeadi Odengibo. Odenigbo is expected to take over as a starter this season for Everson Griffen, who is a free agent and said in March he would not re-sign with Minnesota. Also placed on the list Wednesday were reserve tackle Oli Udoh and reserve linebacker Cameron Smith, who were both rookies last season. The Vikings on Monday placed four rookies on the list, including first-round draft pick Justin Jefferson, meaning they now have seven on the list. This reserve list category was created for players who either test positive for coronavirus or have been been place in quarantine for having been in contact with...
    Getty Eagles RT Lane Johnson thinks his team has a "slim chance" of winning the NFC East and making the playoffs. Virus testing has been fast and furious across the NFL at the start of training camps. On Wednesday, three Eagles players landed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. The Eagles made the announcement around 4:12 p.m. that starting right tackle Lane Johnson, starting linebacker Nathan Gerry and reserve swing tackle Jordan Mailata had all been placed in the screening protocol. That means they either tested positive for COVID-19 or had been in recent contact with someone who had produced a positive test. Roster Moves: #Eagles have placed LB Nathan Gerry, T Lane Johnson, and T Jordan Mailata on the...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus. Johnson wrote in a tweet Wednesday that he feels “feel strong and ready to go.” pic.twitter.com/I1U8RwnIyZ — Lane Johnson (@LaneJohnson65) July 29, 2020 Johnson, along with offensive tackle Jordan Mailata and linebacker Nathan Gerry, were placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Wednesday. Johnson’s revealed his positive test two minutes after the Eagles’ announcement. Roster Moves: #Eagles have placed LB Nathan Gerry, T Lane Johnson, and T Jordan Mailata on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. pic.twitter.com/WvYfcFuCvY — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) July 29, 2020 Per the NFL-NFLPA policy, the Reserve/COVID-19 list is for “a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been in close contact...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed Justin Layne on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list. The Steelers announced the news on Wednesday. The NFL says the list was created for a player who either tests positive for coronavirus or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. We have placed CB Justin Layne on the reserve/COVID-19 list.https://t.co/8zGeBX0W5H — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) July 29, 2020 The cornerback was drafted in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft and played in 10 games as a rookie. On Monday, the Steelers placed Arrion Springs on the list.
    A George Floyd hologram will light up the Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond tonight McDonalds to close 200 U.S. restaurants. Heres where some may shutter Titans put top draft pick Wilson on COVID-19/reserve list NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans are trickling into the team's headquarters for a training camp with their first-round draft pick Isaiah Wilson on the COVID-19/reserve list. © APARC Georgia offensive lineman Isaiah Wilson runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Coach Mike Vrabel said Tuesday that Wilson, the lone unsigned member of the Titans' six-man draft class, has been placed on the list. That means Wilson, the No. 29 draft pick overall...
    Getty Head coach Dan Quinn of the Atlanta Falcons. It was reported yesterday all 26 Falcons rookies tested negative to the coronavirus. However Tuesday afternoon, the Atlanta Falcons announced that rookie safety Jaylinn Hawkins was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list. This doesn’t necessarily mean that Hawkins tested positive, though we can infer that. It could just mean he happened to be around someone who did. Hawkins will be quarantined for two weeks and must have two consecutive negative tests before returning to camp. We have placed S Jaylinn Hawkins on the reserve/ COVID-19 list. https://t.co/WP1htcyfTU — Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) July 28, 2020 Also, follow the Heavy on Falcons Facebook page for the latest breaking news, rumors, and content! The Atlanta...
    Getty New York Giants WR David Sills V The New York Giants receiving corps just got a bit thinner, for now, that is. The team announced on Tuesday that they have placed wide receiver David Sills on the Reserve/COVID-19, meaning that the former West Virginia standout either tested positive or has been in contact with someone that has. Teams are not allowed to disclose the reasoning for a player’s placement on the list. Sills spent the majority of his rookie season on the Giants’ practice squad after being waived by the Buffalo Bills after failing to make the team’s final-53 as an undrafted free agent.Sills Has an Uphill Battle to Make Giants’ Roster Sills, a former 13-year-old quarterback...
    (CBS Sports) — Justin Jefferson, the 22nd overall pick in this year’s draft, was one of four Vikings players that were placed on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday. The league’s recently-implemented reserve/COVID-19 list includes players who either tested positive for the virus or who have been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. If a player falls into either category, their team is required to immediately place the player on the list. Teams are not permitted, per the agreed-upon NFL-NFLPA policy, to comment on player’s medical status other than referring to roster cuts. Furthermore, teams may not disclose whether a player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID-19. Earlier in the day,...
    AG Barr: DOJ had been drawn into political maelstrom; department used as political weapon Pandemic relief resources everyone should know about Colts place Malik Henry, Jackson Porter on COVID-19 list The Colts placed receiver Malik Henry and cornerback Jackson Porter on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list, according to the NFL’s transactions report. Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad Colts veterans are scheduled to report to training camp for their first COVID-19 test Tuesday. Henry, 23, was an undrafted free agent out of West Georgia in 2019, signing with the 49ers. He joined the Colts’ practice squad Dec. 3. He signed a futures contract with the team shortly after the end of the 2019 season. Porter, 25,...
    Getty Tomorrow the Pittsburgh Steelers report to Heinz Field for training camp, but defensive back Arrion Springs won’t be with his teammates. Today the Steelers announced that they have placed Arrion Springs on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Springs came into the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs, signing as an undrafted rookie free-agent following the 2018 NFL Draft. He has since spent time on the practice squads of four other teams: the Cleveland Browns, New Orleans Saints, Las Vegas Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Vipers of the XFL but was later traded to the Los Angeles Wildcats. Springs played his college football at the University of Oregon, where he accumulated 137 career...
    GETTY Wide receiver Richie James #13 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a pass against cornerback Mark Fields #26 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half of a preseason game at Arrowhead Stadium on August 24, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. Well, the good news that running back Raheem Mostert signed a new deal is being complemented by news that the San Francisco 49ers have placed a player on the reserve/COVID-19 list. The team officially announced that wide receiver Richie James Jr. was placed on the list on Monday. NFL teams are unable to comment on the specifics of James’ health or whether he tested positive or not and are only able to make the announcement....
    Wide receiver Richie James Jr. is the first 49ers player to land on the NFL’s COVID-19 reserve list. James, the 49ers’ return specialist last year, broke his right wrist last month, so the hurdles are stacking up in his quest to make the roster for a third season. James is one of 18 players listed on the NFL transaction wire Monday for going on the reserve/COVID-19 list. It does not necessarily mean he tested positive upon reporting last week to the facility for training camp, as he could have been exposed to someone infected. Teams are prohibited from disclosing whether a player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID-19.Related Articles ‘What everybody was hoping wouldn’t happen:’ Oakland...
    Justin Jefferson, LSU Tigers. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images) Justin Jefferson is on the COVID-19 reserve list. Mike Zimmer and Minnesota Vikings, already gearing for a run at the NFC North title after replacing Stefon Diggs with former LSU star wide receiver Justin Jefferson, were dealt a huge helping of bad news that relates to both Jefferson and three other members of their expansive 2020 draft class. Jefferson, in addition to offensive tackle Blake Brandel, offensive guard Tyler Higby, and safety Brian Cole II, have been placed on the Vikings’ reserve/COVID-19 list. Per the NFL’s regulations, the club is not allowed to comment on if the four rookies have tested positive for COVID-19 or are quarantining as a preventative...
    Getty Justin Jefferson and three other Minnesota Vikings rookies have been placed on the NFL's COVID-19 reserve list. Following the announcement that Minnesota Vikings Infection Control Officer Eric Sugarman had tested positive for coronavirus, the Vikings have now placed severe players on the NFL’s COVID-19 reserve list a day before veterans are expected to arrive at training camp. l First-round rookie wide receiver Justin Jefferson, who was drafted No. 22 overall with a pick the Vikings received from the Buffalo Bills trade for Stefon Diggs, headlines the group of four rookies. Jefferson, safety Brian Cole and offensive linemen Blake Brandel and Tyler Higby join six other NFL players who have been placed on the list in the past...
    CARSON, CA - AUGUST 24: Arrion Springs #39 of the Los Angeles Chargers lines up agaisnt Malik Turner #17 of the Seattle Seahawks while playing a preseason NFL football game at Dignity Health Sports Park on August 24, 2019 in Carson, California. (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images) The Pittsburgh Steelers placed defensive back Arrion Springs on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Arrion Springs was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday, meaning that he has either tested positive for the virus or is in quarantine after having close contact with it. Springs, a former XFL player who has spent time with five other NFL teams, will likely have to miss the start of training camp as a result. The...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed Arrion Springs on the NFL’s Reserve/COVID-19 list. The Steelers announced the news on Monday. The NFL says the list was created for a player who either tests positive for coronavirus or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. We have placed DB Arrion Springs on the reserve/COVID-19 list. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) July 27, 2020 Springs was signed by the Steelers as a free agent on April 16. He played with the L.A Wildcats during the 2020 XFL season.
    Getty Images Chiefs WR Aleva Hifo has become the first known Kansas City player to contract COVID-19. After what feels like weeks (if not months) of inactivity, the Kansas City Chiefs front office has come alive again over the past 48 hours. Just one day after reports surfaced of Kansas City signing of veteran G Kelchi Osemele to help fill the void left by Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, the Chiefs announced a number of moves on Sunday night, including one related to the team’s first confirmed case of COVID-19. Per the NFL transaction wire, the defending Super Bowl champions have waived two undrafted rookies, WR Cody White and CB Javaris Davis, with non-football injury designations. White a former Michigan State...
    Rep. John Lewis taken across Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma Take a look at 20 of the cutest and creepiest robots in stores and restaurants today Six players from five teams placed on COVID-19 reserve list The Browns announced they have placed running back Dontrell Hilliard and safety Jovante Moffatt on reserve/COVID-19 list. Four other players from four teams also were placed on the COVID-19 list Sunday, according to the NFL transactions report. Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad Ravens defensive back Nigel Warrior, Bengals defensive end Kendall Futrell, Cowboys receiver Jon'Vea Johnson and Chiefs receiver Aleva Hifo also now are on the COVID-19 reserve list, according to the NFL transactions list. The road to...
    Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images Six players have been placed on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list. As expected, it didn’t take long for the NFL‘s first positive coronavirus tests to show up. According to NFL Network and NFL.com correspondent Tom Pelissero, six NFL players have been placed on the league’s reserve/COVID-19 list. The six players are defensive back Nigel Warrior of the Baltimore Ravens, defensive end Kendall Futrell of the Cincinnati Bengals, running back Dontrell Hilliard and defensive back Jovante Moffatt of the Cleveland Browns, wide receiver Jon’Vea Johnson of the Dallas Cowboys and wide receiver Aleva Hifo of the Kansas City Chiefs. These six players are the first to land on this new reserve/COVID-19 list, which indicates they have either...
    The best racing movies 12 Things a New Homeowner Often Doesn’t Know Browns place Dontrell Hilliard, Jovante Moffatt on COVID-19 list The Browns have placed running back Dontrell Hilliard and safety Jovante Moffatt on reserve/COVID-19 list, the team announced Sunday. Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad The new reserve list category was created for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who is quarantined after being in close contact with an infected person. If a player falls into either of these categories, their club is required immediately to place the player on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Clubs are not allowed to disclose whether a player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID-19....
    Getty Browns running back Dontrell Hilliard The Cleveland Browns announced on Sunday that they have placed running back Dontrell Hilliard and undrafted rookie safety Jovante Moffatt on the reserve COVID-19 list. According to the team’s release, the list was created for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. If a player falls into either of these categories, their club is required to immediately place the player on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Per agreed upon NFL-NFLPA policy, clubs are not permitted to comment on player’s medical status other than referring to roster status. Clubs may not disclose whether player is in quarantine...