Jaguars place 75 % of observe squad on COVID-19 checklist

A constructive COVID-19 take a look at on the observe squad of the Jacksonville Jaguars seems to have had vital penalties.

The Jaguars introduced early Saturday that an unidentified member of their observe squad had examined constructive by the NFL’s day by day testing protocols.

13 Jaguars gamers hit reserve/COVID-19 checklist

Hours later, the staff introduced this whopper of a roster transfer:

The Jacksonville Jaguars have positioned the next gamers on the Follow Squad/COVID-19 checklist:

Cottrell, Nathan (RB, Georgia Tech)

Ellefson, Ben (TE, North Dakota State)

Evans, Nate (LB, Central Florida)

Giles-Harris, Joe (LB, Duke)

Godwin, Terry (WR, Georgia)

Hammond, Josh (WR, Florida)

Hilbers, Jared (T, Washington)

McDermott, KC (Miami-FL)

Middleton, Doug (DB, Appalachian State)

Nurse, Josh (DB, Utah)

Pleasants, Austen (T, Ohio)

Quinn, Trey (WR, Southern Methodist)

The Jaguars additionally positioned the next participant on the Reserve/COVID-19 checklist:

Josh Mauro (DE, Stanford)

That may be 12 observe squad gamers positioned on the reserve/COVID-19 checklist. There are solely 16 observe squad spots allowed on NFL rosters, in order that’s three quarters of the observe squad on the NFL’s checklist. Defensive finish Josh Mauro, on the energetic roster, makes it a baker’s dozen.

It’s value noting right here that the reserve/COVID-19 checklist denotes each gamers who’ve examined constructive and gamers who’ve been in shut contact with recognized infections. Per NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero, just one participant has nonetheless examined constructive.

It was most not too long ago reported by Pelissero that the Jaguars had been working from dwelling on Saturday and Sunday’s sport was nonetheless anticipated to happen, however we’ll see if something adjustments there.

The Jacksonville Jaguars may need set a file on Saturday. (Picture by Don Juan Moore/Getty Photographs)

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