The Cleveland Browns have positioned proper deal with Jack Conklin, kicker Cody Parkey and lengthy snapper Charley Hughlett on the COVID-19 reserve record.
CLEVELAND — Editor’s observe: the video above is from Nov. 16, 2020.
The Cleveland Browns have positioned proper deal with Jack Conklin, kicker Cody Parkey and lengthy snapper Charley Hughlett on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 record. The NFL’s COVID-19 record was created for gamers who’ve both examined constructive for the coronavirus or who’ve been quarantined after having been in shut contact with an contaminated individual or individuals.
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The Browns’ additions to the COVID-19 record come two days after the crew closed down its facility after a participant examined constructive for the coronavirus on Monday morning. Later within the day, the Browns positioned fullback Andy Janovich on the COVID-19 reserve record. Janovich performed 26 snaps (15 offensive, 11 particular groups) throughout Cleveland’s 10-7 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday.
Whereas the Browns reopened their facility on Tuesday, their shutdown marked their second in 4 days after the crew additionally closed their facility on Friday following a constructive check. The crew later positioned offensive lineman Chris Hubbard on its COVID-19 reserve record.
“That’s the world we dwell in proper now, and we’re able to do no matter is critical to maintain all people protected, in the beginning — hold our coaches, gamers and workers protected,” Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski stated on Monday. “That’s actually the place our mentality is. Whereas doing that, we nonetheless have to arrange and prepare to play.”
Per an settlement between the NFL and NFL Gamers Affiliation, groups aren’t capable of disclose whether or not a participant on the COVID-19 record has examined constructive for the virus or is quarantining as an in depth contact. Gamers could also be faraway from the record after testing damaging the suitable variety of occasions.
Laying declare to a 6-Three report, the Browns will host the 3-5-1 Philadelphia Eagles at FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday.