Cleveland, Ohio-The Browns had to close their factory again on Thursday because guard Malcolm Smith and nervous Harrison Bryant tested positive for COVID-19, but the club still hopes to be able to work with them today Of the five close contacts recovered.
Kobe has been kept a list for COVID-19 by a close contact of someone outside the building who tested positive.
This brings the total number of players on the regular list to 1
Smith lost a lot because the Browns no longer have line guard BJ Goodson. He performed well in Saturday’s test and missed the Jets.
In that game, two other defenders injured their ankles and were restricted Wednesday: Ty Davis and Sioni Takitaki.
On Thursday, the Browns closed the factory for the second day in a row, and they did contact tracking, but with their fingers crossed, no one else would be included on the list. Once completed, they hope to practice the big “win-win” game against the Steelers on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium in the late afternoon, just as they did on Wednesday.
The five players who were added to the roster as close contacts with Goodson on Saturday were all tested negative again on Thursday and are eligible to practice this afternoon: Jarvis Landry, Rashard Higgins, Donovan · People Jones and Cadarell Hodge and defender Jacob Phillips.
Everyone lost to the Jets 23-16 in Sunday’s Jets game, which could have locked the Browns’ playoff spot.
On Tuesday, three more players were added to the roster: Kobe Bryant and security experts Andrew Sendeho and Karl Joseph. Of these three, Sundhoe and Kobe are very active now, but Joseph is likely to return on Saturday as a close encounter.
On Wednesday, Patterson and an unidentified coach tested positive. The coach will not play on Sunday, but it is not defensive coordinator Joe Woods because he was pictured by the team during Wednesday’s practice.
“These days are really exhausting-the schedule has changed, and you don’t know exactly when you should come in for practice and exercise, so you just need to stay on your phone, as they told us to do, quarterback Baker Mayfield said on Wednesday. “We can’t do anything about it, so there is no reason to complain. You beat it with one punch and have to deal with it. We are not the only ones who need to adjust. “
In a conference call on Wednesday, NFL Chief Medical Officer Dr. Allen Sills stated that there is no “danger” in the game being postponed because there is no evidence that the facility will spread. Sears said the alliance will continue to monitor the situation.
For the Browns today, in addition to reserve players, there is other good news that the Steelers will rest more star players in Sunday’s game.
The Pittsburgh Post’s Gerry Dulac reported that professional quarter bowlers TJ Watt, Cam Heyward and Maurkice Pouncey will Stands out with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who has defeated Brown 22-2-1 since 2004.
Watt led the NFL with 15 sacks and was the leading candidate for the NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Heyward led the Steelers with 8 tackles in his first meeting with the Browns. Beat the Steelers 38-7.
Dulac reported that veterans like cornerback Joe Hayden and defender David De Castro played, but on a limited basis.
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