Bears tackle Jason Spriggs activated from COVID-19 reserve list

Spriggs missed the Bears' loss to the Titans on Sunday.

(670 The Score) Bears offensive tackle Jason Spriggs has been activated off the COVID-19 reserve list, the team announced Monday.

Spriggs missed the Bears' 24-17 loss to the Titans on Sunday. He was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list last Tuesday.

Spriggs, 26, was set to start in place of injured right tackle Bobby Massie, who suffered a knee injury in the Bears' loss on Nov. 1. Spriggs will likely return to that spot now as the Bears (5-4) prepare to host the Vikings (3-5) next Monday night.

The Bears also activated cornerback Michael Joseph off the COVID-19 reserve list. He has been on injured reserve this season. The Bears currently have three players on the COVID-19 reserve list -- center Cody Whitehair, reserve tackle Lachavious Simmons and safety Deon Bush.

Simmons and Bush were both placed on that list over the weekend after traveling to Tennessee. Both players were transported back to Chicago through private limousine services in order to properly separate them from the car drivers.

The Bears return to practice Thursday.

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