As COVID-19 circumstances rise across the NFL and the nation, the Chiefs will be the subsequent group going through vital uncertainty as star huge receiver Tyreek Hill has been added to the COVID-19/reserve list, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Hill, cornerback Rashad Fenton and tight finish Blake Bell are additionally being added to the list, based on Schefter. “Different gamers doubtless coming however as one supply mentioned, ‘it is a mess,‘” the ESPN NFL insider added.
Hill is simply the most recent main Chiefs star to be added to the list. On Monday, the group added quite a few gamers together with tight finish Travis Kelce, defensive lineman Chris Jones and kicker Harrison Butker.
Kelce has been confirmed as a vaccinated participant. Up to date NFL protocols for individuals who have been absolutely vaccinated might permit asymptomatic gamers to return as early as the following day, by means of certainly one of three testing choices.
Hill and Kelce are the group’s two main receivers, with each eclipsing the 1,000-yard mark for the 12 months. Hill leads the group with 102 receptions, 1,178 receiving yards, and 9 touchdowns.
Bell has appeared in 13 video games for Kansas Metropolis, catching 5 passes for 41 yards. Fenton has began seven video games, showing in 12 whole, and has logged 40 tackles, 5 passes defended and a pressured fumble this 12 months.
After a gradual begin to the season, the Chiefs are atop the AFC West at 10–4, and are on a seven-game successful streak. They’re thought of a favourite to win the Tremendous Bowl.
Kansas Metropolis is at the moment slated to face Pittsburgh at 4:25 p.m. ET on Sunday, Dec. 26, however because the NFL confirmed this week, it will likely be versatile if want be with the massive improve in constructive COVID-19 checks.
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