The Jacksonville Jaguars had a practice-squad player test positive for COVID-19. The Lions take on the Jaguars Sunday in Jacksonville.
According to the team, they found out Friday night. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero is reporting that everyone on the team is receiving rapid test results this morning.
As of right now, the team says it plans to play Sunday's game against the Lions as scheduled.
The Jaguars are conducting remote football activities while they review contact tracing data and follow NFL protocols.
Statement from the @Jaguars (1 of 4):
Last night, we received results from our daily PCR testing that an individual on our practice squad tested positive for COVID-19. pic.twitter.com/9aHvx6elpj
— Tad Dickman (@TDickman89) October 17, 2020
The #Jaguars are doing virtual work today as a precaution after a practice-squad player tested positive for COVID-19, per sources. They found out last night. Everyone receiving rapid-result tests this morning. No impact expected on Sunday's game vs. the #Lions.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 17, 2020