Latest update on Chiefs’ COVID-19 situation

The Kansas City Chiefs continue to get excellent news as they deal with a COVID-19 break out.

For the 2nd successive day, the group presently has no brand-new favorable test results according to a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. This may not wind up being the last scenario, as we discovered the other day when Mike Remmers did go on the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Wednesday. Remmers is likewise on hurt reserve and not part of the 53-man lineup, so this might have been an oversight. It’s likewise possible that Remmers self-reported signs and was checked after the preliminary battery of tests.

In other news, the group continues to return gamers from the Reserve/COVID-19 list. On Wednesday, WR Josh Gordon and Pound Willie Gay Jr. were both formally triggered from the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Throughout Thursday’s part of practice available to the media, DL Chris Jones was identified back in action and getting involved, indicating that he has actually been formally triggered from the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Fox 4 Kansas City professional photographer Don Proctor was amongst the very first to report Jones’ return by means of his coworker Harold R. Kuntz.

Other’s such as Kansas City Star beat author Herbie Teope snapped some images of Jones at practice.

The gamers presently staying on the Reserve/COVID-19 list are as follows:

  • WR Gehrig Dieter (PS)

  • CB Charvarius Ward

  • TE Travis Kelce

  • K Harrison Butker

  • WR Tyreek Hill

  • TE Blake Bell

  • CB Rashad Fenton

  • Pound Nick Bolton

  • RT Lucas Niang

  • DB Armani Watts

  • OL Kyle Long

  • WR Daurice Water Fountain (PS)

  • Pound Darius Harris (PS)

These gamers all fall under the NFL’s brand-new COVID-19 return-to-play procedures, indicating they require to get one unfavorable test lead to order to be triggered. Each gamer will require to get that outcome prior to Saturday at 4:00 p.m. CT in order to be triggered in time for the video game on Sunday. Just one gamer, K Harrison Butker, has actually been eliminated due to vaccination status.


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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.