The Cleveland Browns positioned Myles Garrett at the reserve/COVID-19 listing on Friday and introduced that one participant had examined sure for the coronavirus.
Garrett, who’s in the course of a bid for Defensive Participant of the 12 months, will have to omit Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles. The reserve listing is supposed for avid gamers who’ve both examined sure for the coronavirus or got here into touch with any individual who has the sickness. Groups aren’t accepted to touch upon a participant’s scientific standing or reveal whether or not a participant is in quarantine of COVID sure.
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Coinciding with the Garrett transfer, the Browns additionally stated that a participant had examined sure. The 2 statements had been launched at round the similar time.
“This morning the Cleveland Browns had been knowledgeable that a participant has examined sure for COVID-19. Touch tracing has been carried out and the person has self-isolated. He has no longer been within the facility all week and 0 high-risk contacts were recognized,” the crew stated in a observation.
“Our facility stays open and our observe time for lately stays as scheduled. As a part of the NFL-NFLPA in depth protocols, all conferences this morning will happen remotely. The crew will proceed to visit the league and scientific mavens on any suitable subsequent steps because the well being and protection of our avid gamers, coaches, group of workers and all the neighborhood stays our absolute best precedence.”
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The crew has handled the coronavirus all week.
Browns trainer Kevin Stefanski stated Wednesday that Garrett was once despatched house as a result of he wasn’t feeling neatly and that he didn’t take a look at sure for the coronavirus. He stated the crew did one thing identical when Odell Beckham Jr. was once scuffling with an sickness previous within the season.
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Cleveland positioned offensive lineman Jack Conklin and kicker Cody Parkey at the COVID listing previous within the week.
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