NFL COVID-19 tracker: Updated crew-by-crew listing of players in protocol for Week 17

NFL COVID-19 tracker: Updated crew-by-crew listing of players in protocol for Week 17

For the previous three weeks, NFL groups fill been hit laborious with COVID-19 conditions as a consequence of the upward push of the Omicron variant at some stage within the enviornment.

Extra than 100 players fill already landed on the COVID/reserve listing sooner than Week 17 games, and there were 96 positive tests by myself on Monday, a contemporary high for a single day.

Originally of Week 16, bigger than 200 players were on the COVID/reserve listing. On the starting of Week 17, diverse players are being activated, but dozens more are being build into the league’s protocols. One in all the larger names to transfer on the listing in Week 17 is Buccaneers huge receiver Mike Evans. The Bucs were already facing a necessary loss to their offensive unit, as running again Leonard Fournette is on the listing, too.

Sporting Recordsdata has the listing of the total players who fill entered COVID-19 protocols sooner than Week 17 games.

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NFL players in league COVID protocols

(In conserving with official crew rosters as of Dec. 27)

Arizona Cardinals (one player)

  • P Andy Lee

Atlanta Falcons (eight players)

  • OLB Emmanuel Ellerbee
  • LB Quinton Bell
  • DB Cornell Armstrong
  • DT Marlon Davidson
  • LB Brandon Copeland
  • WR Tajae Sharpe
  • LB James Vaughters
  • LB Dorian Etheridge

Baltimore Ravens (12 players)

  • C Trystan Colon
  • S Chuck Clark
  • WR Sammy Watkins
  • CB Chris Westry
  • LB Justin Houston
  • WR Jaylon Moore
  • RB Nate McCrary
  • WR Binjimen Victor
  • TE Josh Oliver
  • OLB Justin Houston 
  • DL Justin Madubuike
  • S Tony Jefferson

Buffalo Bills (eight players)

  • LB Tyrel Dodson
  • T Dion Dawkins
  • OL Jon Feliciano
  • DE A.J. Epenesa
  • WR Cole Beasley
  • OL Cody Ford
  • WR Gabriel Davis
  • CB Cam Lewis

Carolina Panthers (seven players)

  • RB Christian McCaffrey
  • DT Derrick Brown
  • G Dennis Daley
  • G Pat Elflein
  • DT Daviyon Nixon
  • C Matt Paradis
  • DE Brian Burns

Chicago Bears (four players)

  • WR Isaiah Coulter
  • LB Joel Iyiegbuniwe
  • TE Jesper Horsted
  • DT Akiem Hicks

Cincinnati Bengals (four players)

  • LB Clay Johnston
  • DB Chidobe Awuzie
  • QB Brandon Allen
  • CB Darius Phillips

Cleveland Browns (12 players)

  • S Grant Delpit
  • LB Tony Fields II
  • P Jamie Gillan
  • TE Austin Hooper
  • LB Jacob Phillips
  • RT James Hudson
  • WR JoJo Natson
  • TE Ross Travis
  • C J.C. Tretter
  • DT Jordan Elliott
  • K Mosey McLaughlin
  • LB Elijah Lee

Dallas Cowboys (three players)

  • DT Trysten Hill
  • DT Osa Odighizuwa
  • DB Malik Hooker

Denver Broncos (four players)

  • RB Mike Boone
  • DB P.J. Locke
  • WR Seth Williams
  • C Lloyd Cushenberry

Detroit Lions (13 players)

  • DB Jalen Elliott
  • DB Nickell Robey-Coleman
  • LB Alex Anzalone
  • WR Quintez Cephus
  • T Matt Nelson
  • DB Corey Ballentine
  • LB Tavante Beckett
  • DB Ifeatu Melifonwu
  • DB Tracy Walker
  • DB Bobby Label
  • WR Trinity Benson
  • WR Josh Reynolds
  • QB Steven Montez

Inexperienced Bay Packers (six players)

  • NT Kenny Clark
  • G Ben Braden
  • LB Tipa Galeai
  • WR Amari Rodgers
  • LB Ty Summers
  • DL R.J. McIntosh

Houston Texans (22 players)

  • LB Kamu Grugier-Hill
  • DB A.J. Moore
  • DE DeMarcus Walker
  • OL Lane Taylor
  • DE Jonathan Greenard
  • DT Malick Collins
  • DE Derek Rivers
  • DB Cre’Von LeBlanc
  • C Justin Britt
  • T Tytus Howard
  • DE Jordan Jenkins
  • DB Lonnie Johnson
  • DT Roy Lopez
  • DB Eric Murray
  • RB David Johnson
  • K Ka’imi Fairbairn
  • WR Brandin Cooks
  • LB Eric Wilson
  • DL Jaleel Johnson
  • LB Neville Hewitt
  • RB David Johnson
  • FB Paul Quessenberry

Indianapolis Colts (12 players)

  • LB Zaire Franklin
  • G Model Glowinski
  • LB Darius Leonard
  • G Quenton Nelson
  • WR Zach Pascal
  • S Khari Willis
  • S Jahleel Addae
  • CB T.J. Carrie
  • LB Malik Jefferson
  • RB Marlon Mack
  • T Braden Smith
  • CB Chris Wilcox

Jacksonville Jaguars (14 players)

  • DE Josh Allen
  • OL Ben Bartch
  • WR Laviska Shenault
  • TE Dan Arnold
  • DT Malcom Brown
  • DE/OLB K’Lavon Chaisson
  • OL Brandon Linder
  • TE Luke Farrell
  • DT DaVon Hamilton
  • TE Chris Manhertz
  • DE/OLB Lerentee McCray
  • OL Andrew Norwell
  • DL Jihad Ward
  • OL Jared Hocker

Kansas Metropolis Chiefs (9 players)

  • TE Travis Kelce
  • K Harrison Butker
  • TE Joe Fortson
  • CB Rashad Fenton
  • P Tommy Townsend
  • LB Gash Bolton
  • OT Lucas Niang
  • OLB Kyle Prolonged
  • S Armani Watts

Las Vegas Raiders (four players)

  • DB Nate Hobbs
  • DB Trayvon Mullen
  • G Jermaine Eluemunor
  • Roderic Teamer

Los Angeles Chargers (12 players)

  • LT Rashawn Slater
  • G/C Scott Quessenberry
  • LB Joey Bosa
  • DB Tevaughn Campbell
  • DB Kemon Hall
  • C Corey Linsley
  • DB Trey Marshall
  • WR Andre Roberts
  • LB Chris Rumph
  • DB Chris Harris Jr. 
  • CB Michael Davis
  • S Nasir Adderley

Los Angeles Rams (three players)

  • OT Joseph Noteboom
  • LB Justin Lawler
  • LT Andrew Whitworth

Miami Dolphins (eight players)

  • DB Justin Coleman
  • TE Cethan Carter
  • C Greg Mancz
  • LB Duke Riley
  • G Solomon Kindley
  • WR Albert Wilson
  • RB Lynn Bowden
  • OG Robert Jones

Minnesota Vikings (four players)

  • RB Dalvin Cook dinner
  • G Olisaemeka Udoh
  • QB Sean Mannion
  • OL Rashod Hill

New England Patriots (six players)

  • OT Yasir Durant
  • LB Harvey Langi
  • LB Cameron McGrone
  • DE Ronnie Perkins
  • RB Rhamondre Stevenson
  • DL Deatrich Sparkling

New Orleans Saints (21 players)

  • G James Wood worker
  • LB Kaden Elliss
  • DB Jeff Heath
  • QB Taysom Hill
  • DB Malcom Jenkins
  • T Jordan Mills
  • DT Christian Ringo 
  • QB Trevor Siemian
  • LB Demario Davis
  • OT Ryan Ramczyk
  • TE Adam Trautman
  • TE Juwan Johnson
  • S J.T. Gray
  • RB Dwayne Washington
  • DE Carl Granderson
  • DE Jalyn Holmes
  • WR Deonte Harris
  • DT Malcolm Roach
  • OT Jerald Hawkins
  • CB KeiVarae Russell
  • LB Kwon Alexander

New York Giants (14 players)

  • WR Kadarius Toney
  • WR John Ross
  • LB Oshane Ximines
  • DB Adoree’ Jackson
  • DB J.R. Reed
  • DB Natrell Jamerson
  • DB Keion Crossen
  • QB Daniel Jones
  • WR Sterling Shepard
  • DB Xavier McKinney
  • DB Julian Love
  • DB Ka’dar Hollman
  • OT Nate Solder
  • DT Danny Shelton

New York Jets (19 players)

  • WR Elijah Moore
  • LB Hamsah Nasirildeen
  • DE John Franklin-Myers
  • DB Sharrod Neasman
  • G Alijah Vera-Tucker
  • CB Michael Carter II
  • G Laurent Duvernay-Tardif
  • QB Joe Flacco
  • DL Quinnen Williams
  • DL Jabari Zuniga
  • DL Ryan Griffin
  • DB Ashtyn Davis
  • DL Jonathan Marshall
  • TE Kenny Yeboah
  • DL Foley Fatukasi
  • LB Noah Dawkins
  • DB Lamar Jackson
  • DL Tanzel Dapper
  • WR Vyncint Smith

Philadelphia Eagles (seven players)

  • G Landon Dickerson
  • T Andre Dillard
  • DE Ryan Kerrigan
  • DE Derek Barnett
  • CB Andre Chachere
  • DE Tarron Jackson
  • TE Noah Togiai

Pittsburgh Steelers (5 players)

  • DE Montravius Adams
  • DB Linden Stephens
  • RB Anthony McFarland
  • WR Anthony Miller
  • S Karl Joseph

Seattle Seahawks (six players)

  • CB D.J. Reed
  • RT Brandon Shell
  • NT Bryan Mone
  • DE L.J. Collier
  • CB Bless Austin
  • TE Will Dissly

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5 players)

  • WR Jaelon Darden
  • LB Lavonte David
  • RB Leonard Fournette
  • DT Rakeem Nunez-Roches
  • WR Mike Evans

Tennessee Titans (eight players)

  • WR Dez Fitzpatrick
  • S Jamal Carter
  • DB Chris Jackson
  • T Kendall Lamm
  • WR Julio Jones
  • WR Gash Westbrook-Ikhine
  • LB Bud Dupree
  • DB Buster Skrine

Washington Soccer Personnel (10 players)

  • QB Kyle Allen
  • DT Matt Ioannidis
  • S Darrick Forrest
  • OT Cornelius Lucas
  • DE William Bradley-King
  • DB Kendall Fuller
  • RB Wendell Smallwood
  • DB Kamren Curl
  • LB Khaleke Hudson
  • K Joey Slye

MORE: New NFL COVID protocols, explained

NFL COVID vaccine ideas

Here is the COVID protocol for vaccinated players, consistent with the NFL:

  • Vaccinated participants who test positive and are asymptomatic will be isolated and contact tracing will promptly happen.
  • The positive particular individual will be well-liked to return to responsibility after two detrimental tests no no longer up to 24 hours aside.
  • After that, they’ll be examined per week or as directed by the scientific workers.
  • Vaccinated participants will no longer be discipline to quarantine as a outcomes of conclude contact with an contaminated individual.

The main distinction between vaccinated and unvaccinated players is that vaccinated players fabricate no longer have to be troubled about being a “high-chance” conclude contact at any level. They furthermore fill more freedom to take part in activities than their unvaccinated counterparts. Vaccinated players can exit on the boulevard and more with out concerns exhaust time with teammates out of doorways the ability, among other perks.

What is NFL’s COVID protocol for unvaccinated players?

The NFL’s COVID protocols are stricter than these for vaccinated players. They’re as follows, per the NFL:

  • If an unvaccinated individual tests positive, the protocols from 2020 will remain in discontinue. The person will be isolated for a duration of 10 days and will then be well-liked to return to responsibility if asymptomatic.
  • Unvaccinated participants will continue to be discipline to a 5-day quarantine duration if they fill conclude contact with an contaminated particular individual.

Unvaccinated players furthermore fill more procedures they have to modify to to discontinuance some distance from falling into COVID protocol. They embrace the following:

  • Unvaccinated participants must be examined for COVID every single day at the crew facility. If a player misses even one day of trying out, they’ll be required to study detrimental for COVID for five straight days sooner than re-entering the ability. That’s what happened to Cam Newton sooner than the supreme week of the Patriots’ preseason.
  • Unvaccinated free brokers have to furthermore test detrimental for five consecutive days sooner than being allowed to enter a crew facility.
  • Unvaccinated players have to wear masks always within the ability. They are able to not get in groups bigger than three players and on the boulevard “are prohibited from congregating, visiting or mingling with participants out of doorways of the touring celebration when they fill arrived within the game city.”
  • Unvaccinated participants are discipline to fines if they spoil COVID protocols. This is in a position to presumably embrace anything from failing to wear a conceal within the ability or going to an indoor concert or home celebration with bigger than 15 of us.

When is a player thought of completely vaccinated?

The NFL considers a player completely vaccinated if they fall into one in all the 2 following categories: They either are 14 days eradicated from their supreme dose of Pfizer, Moderna or the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or they previously gotten smaller COVID and are 14 days eradicated from a single dose of any vaccine.

MORE: NFL players hang forth on postponements amid COVID outbreak

Will the NFL build off games as a consequence of COVID?

The NFL has left the door open for doable postponements. That said, the league has said that “postponements will handiest happen if required by authorities authorities, health workers, or at the commissioner’s discretion.”

For sure, the NFL has furthermore said that or no longer it’s hoping to play its elephantine, 272-game time desk “in a gain and responsible procedure,” so it appears probably that the league will consume into memoir postponements where appropriate.

On the opposite hand, the NFL has renowned that the burden of postponements or cancellations will fall upon groups that contains COVID spikes among unvaccinated players. If outbreaks happen among vaccinated players, the league will watch to “minimize the burden” of that club.

If a game is canceled/postponed because a club can no longer play as a consequence of a COVID spike among or ensuing from its non-vaccinated players/workers, then the burden of the cancellation or prolong will fall on the club experiencing the COVID an infection. We are in a position to fill a study to slice again the burden on the opposing club or golf equipment. If a club can no longer play as a consequence of a COVID spike in vaccinated participants, we are in a position to are trying to slice again the competitive and economic burden on every participating groups.

What does that time out? If a crew has an epidemic that impacts unvaccinated players, they’re much less probably to salvage an even ruling from the NFL. So, they would be compelled to play seriously shorthanded or at a much less helpful time.

The NFL furthermore has said that if a game can no longer be rescheduled interior its 18-week season as a consequence of a COVID outbreak amid non-vaccinated players, the crew with the outbreak will be compelled to forfeit.

Furthermore, the league said that “games will no longer be postponed or rescheduled merely to discontinuance some distance from roster concerns introduced on by harm or illness affecting so much of players, even interior a spot neighborhood.” The Broncos were the correct instance of that conception in circulation. They had to play with notice squad receiver Kendall Hinton as their quarterback after their QB room develop into once uncovered to the virus.

Will the NFL add an additional week as a consequence of COVID postponements?

No, or no longer it’s no longer planning to add an additional week to the time desk. The NFL confirmed that they are hoping no longer to lengthen the unprecedented season previous 18 weeks (17 games and one bye).

“We cease no longer await along with a ’19th week’ to accommodate games that can no longer be rescheduled interior the present 18 weeks of the unprecedented season.”

Seemingly the NFL will trade its tune if COVID turns into an even bigger discipline than the league anticipates, but for now, fabricate no longer quiz the league to add but another week to the season.

Jake Aferiat contributed to this article.

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