CLEVELAND -- The Browns will place defensive end Myles Garrett on the reserve/COVID-19 list after another player tested positive Friday the team said.
Garrett has not practiced this week after reporting an illness.
Being placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list does not mean a player has tested positive and under the agreement between the NFL and NFLPA team are not permitted to disclose the names of players who test positive.
The team issued the following statement concerning another positive test:
“This morning the Cleveland Browns were informed that a player has tested positive for COVID-19. Contact tracing has been conducted and the individual has self-isolated. He has not been in the facility all week and zero high-risk contacts have been identified. Our facility remains open and our practice time for today remains as scheduled. As part of the NFL-NFLPA intensive protocols, all meetings this morning will take place remotely. The team will continue to consult with the league and medical experts on any appropriate next steps as the health and safety of our players, coaches, staff and the entire community remains our highest priority.”
Garrett leads the NFL with 9.5 sacks this season.