Jaguars working again Ryquell Armstead is about to step onto the sector towards the Jets on Sunday, his first time since his in depth COVID-19 battle that later led to a myocarditis prognosis.
The 25-year-old examined constructive in early August 2020 when Jacksonville reported for coaching camp. He remained on the record for the rest of the season after being positioned on it once more throughout the first week in September. Armstead was later admitted to the hospital for respiratory points and finally was recognized with myocarditis, which is irritation across the coronary heart’s center layer.
For eight months, he was not allowed to do any bodily exercise.
“Having the ability to by no means inform my son, ‘Effectively, I had a coronary heart harm and I by no means got here again and tried,’” Armstead mentioned to the Associated Press. “That was my inspiration proper there, to have the ability to sooner or later inform my son that you would be able to overcome something in life itself. I’m residing proof.”
Jacksonville signed Armstead off of the Packers’ follow squad on Wednesday, giving the working again a assured spot on the 53-man roster for the ultimate weeks of the season. Carlos Hyde, who he changed, is on the injured reserve due to a concussion.
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