Atlanta Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell has analyzed positive for COVID-19 and is remaining positioned on the reserve/COVID checklist, the crew announced Saturday.
Terrell, a rookie very first-spherical draft select by the Falcons, is the 1st player to be positioned on the COVID-19 virus given that the starting of the 2020 season. Players can be put on the listing if they exam favourable for COVID-19 or if they have been uncovered to an individual who analyzed positive.
NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero stories that Terrell’s beneficial take a look at arrived back again overnight and as a outcome he was not at the Falcons’ Saturday stroll-via. Terrell has been declared out for Sunday’s dwelling match versus the Chicago Bears. Cornerbacks Delrick Abrams and Tyler Corridor ended up elevated from the practice squad to the 53-person roster in a corresponding shift.
In accordance to Pelissero, no other group users analyzed optimistic from the right away checks and all other people today had been examined yet again this morning. Benefits from Saturday morning’s tests will be obtainable on Sunday morning.
Agreement tracing will be utilized to decide who arrived in get hold of with Terrell in the latest times, as all NFL gamers and Tier 1/two people have on monitoring gadgets all day in the facility. If no a person was within just six feet of Terrell for 15-plus straight minutes, exams damaging or demonstrates no symptoms, then that player’s match working day status will not be compromised.