Odell Beckham Jr turns into newest Rams participant to be positioned on the Covid record; Chiefs defensive sort out Chris Jones and Panthers working again Christian McCaffrey additionally take a look at constructive; eight Browns gamers contract virus forward of Cleveland’s Week 15 recreation in opposition to Raiders
Final Up to date: 14/12/21 9:50pm
Odell Beckham Jr, Chris Jones and eight Cleveland Browns are amongst quite a lot of gamers from throughout the NFL to have examined constructive for Covid-19.
Beckham is the most recent Los Angeles Rams participant to be added to the reserve/COVID-19 record, becoming a member of working again Darrell Henderson, cornerbacks Jalen Ramsey and Dont’e Deayon and proper sort out Rob Havenstein.
Sean McVay, the Rams head coach, stated his workforce had entered enhanced Covid protocols and can shut their facility on Wednesday.
The Cleveland Browns have additionally entered enhanced Covid protocols, placing eight gamers – together with six from the lively roster – on the reserve/COVID-19 record.
LA Rams transactions:
• Positioned on Reserve/COVID-19 record WR Odell Beckham Jr., DB Terrell Burgess, TE Brycen Hopkins, DB Juju Hughes, T Alaric Jackson, NT Sebastian Joseph-Day, DE Jonah Williams
• Activated, from Reserve TE Tyler Higbee
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Huge receiver Jarvis Landry, offensive sort out Jedrick Wills Jr, tight finish Austin Hooper, guards Wyatt Teller and Drew Forbes and defensive finish Takkarist McKinley are these from the lively roster to have examined constructive.
Huge receiver JoJo Natson and tight finish Ross Travis have additionally been positioned on the Covid record.
The Browns held conferences nearly on Tuesday, whereas their walkthrough was closed to the media. All tiered personnel are required to put on masks indoors.
The Browns (7-6) host the Las Vegas Raiders (6-7) on Saturday. It’s not doubtless that any participant who positioned on the Covid record will have the ability to get cleared in time for the sport.
Chris Jones, the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs’ Professional Bowl defensive sort out, can be prone to miss his aspect’s Week 15 recreation in opposition to the Los Angeles Chargers after he was positioned in Covid-19 protocols.
Jones has performed in 11 video games (all begins) this season, recording 20 tackles (six for loss), seven sacks and 14 quarterback hits. He was a Professional Bowl choice in every of the previous two seasons.
Christian McCaffrey, the Carolina Panthers’ star working again, has additionally examined constructive for Covid-19.
McCaffrey, who has been positioned on the reserve/COVID-19 record, has already been dominated out for the season with an ankle damage.