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Zero Broncos appear on NFL’s initial COVID-19 Reserve list

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Hopefully the trend will continue.

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As the NFL inches toward beginning training camp and ultimately a return to football, the first COVID-19 tests have come back with encouraging results.

Broncos players have tested positive for the virus in the past, but it would appear that they have recovered and are no longer testing positive.

According to, just 6 players were placed on the Reserved COVID-19 list on Suday.

The Browns announced they have placed running back Dontrell Hilliard and safety Jovante Moffatt on reserve/COVID-19 list. Four other players from four teams also were placed on the COVID-19 list Sunday, according to the NFL transactions report.

Ravens defensive back Nigel Warrior, Bengals defensive end Kendall Futrell, Cowboys receiver Jon’Vea Johnson and Chiefs receiver Aleva Hifo also now are on the COVID-19 reserve list, according to the NFL transactions list.

Expect this information to evolve as the NFL Players Association announced on Friday that tests among incoming rookies have yielded 12 positive results across 9 teams. Although, there is no indication who those rookies might be, whom they may have come into contact with, or what teams on which they play. Depending on the answers to these questions and the results of testing in the coming days and weeks, the Reserve COVID-19 list can be expected to grow.


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