The news about COVID-19 keeps coming for the Minnesota Vikings, as the staff has just declared that they have put 4 of their rookies on their reserve/COVID-19 checklist.
Amid the four is the to start with participant the Vikings drafted this previous April, broad receiver Justin Jefferson. He is joined by offensive lineman Blake Brandel, security Brian Cole II, and offensive lineman Tyler Higby.
As Adam Schefter of ESPN details out, this does not indicate that the four players stated absolutely have COVID-19. It only indicates that they could have been uncovered to it.
Four Vikings, which includes their very first-round select, are being positioned on the reserve/COVID checklist. It does not imply they have it they may have just been uncovered to it. They haven’t had any make contact with with trainer Eric Sugarman, who analyzed positive above the weekend. No overlap there. pic.twitter.com/iLoyJClyGt
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 27, 2020
Schefter also states that none of the four players in issue have experienced any make contact with with Vikings’ athletic coach Eric Sugarman, who we informed you analyzed positive for the virus.
As you can see from the Vikings’ assertion that is in Schefter’s tweet previously mentioned, the reserve/COVID-19 checklist is for gamers who either check positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined soon after acquiring been in near get in touch with with an infected man or woman or folks. So, again, we can not only presume that any or all of the 4 gamers that the Vikings have put on the listing have the virus. The statement also suggests that the club can’t disclose no matter if a player is in quarantine or is beneficial for COVID-19, so anything you hear is nothing but speculation except if you listen to it from a person of these gamers themselves.
We can possibly anticipate additional players to conclude up on this list in the near term, as the bulk of the Vikings’ roster is not essential to report to camp right until tomorrow.