REPORT: Falcons Player Tests Positive For COVID-19; League Won’t Cancel Game After Contact Tracing

We have our first player to test positive for COVID-19 during the NFL season.

On Sunday, it was reported that the Atlanta Falcons were placing rookie cornerback A.J. Terrell on the COVID-19 reserve list after he tested positive.

After the Falcons got news of the positive test, they conducted additional contract tracing and had all other coaches and players come back with a negative test.

They NFL and the NFLPA both deemed it to be safe for the Falcons to play their Week 3 game vs Chicago Bears:


In addition, Terrell is the only positive test for Week 3: