Two days forward of their matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tremendous Bowl 55, the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs acquired some excellent news with Tom Pelissero of the NFL Community reporting that extensive receiver Demarcus Robinson has been activated from the league’s reserve/COVID-19 listing.
Robinson, in addition to reserve offensive lineman Daniel Kilgore, had been positioned on the league’s reserve/COVID-19 listing earlier this week after reportedly coming into contact with a barber who went on to check constructive for the virus. In keeping with Pelissero, the barber in query had examined adverse 5 consecutive days earlier than he was allowed to enter the Chiefs’ facility this previous Sunday.
He was knowledgeable that the delayed outcomes of a fast take a look at he took Sunday had come again constructive whereas he was in the midst of reducing Kilgore’s hair. The barber later advised NFL officers that he had additionally minimize Robinson’s hair the day gone by away from the staff facility.
As a result of Robinson’s contact with the barber final occurred on Saturday, he was eligible to be activated from the COVID-19 listing on Friday, as long as he continued to check adverse for the virus. Ought to Kilgore additionally proceed to check adverse, he might be eligible to rejoin the Chiefs in Tampa, Florida, on Saturday.
Showing in all 16 of Kansas Metropolis’s regular-season video games, Robinson caught 45 passes for 466 yards and three touchdowns in 2020. Kilgore, in the meantime, is the Chief’s major backup middle and will see elevated enjoying time on Sunday as the results of accidents on the staff’s offensive line.