Baltimore linebacker needs to isolate himself and the team is tracking for possible close contacts.
OWINGS MILLS – The alternate outside linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens, Jaylon ferguson, threw positive for COVID-19 this Friday morning, sources told ESPN.
The Ravens they’re doing contact tracing. If a player is not vaccinated and is considered a high-risk close contact, he must isolate himself for at least five days and can return to the team once he tests negative on all tests.
If you are fully vaccinated, Ferguson would need two negative tests 24 hours apart to return, as long as it is asymptomatic. If you are not vaccinated, Ferguson is subject to a 10-day mandatory quarantine.
Baltimore faces the Detroit Lions next Sunday.
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Ferguson, a substitute who is in his third season in the NFL, is the third player of the Ravens remains positive since the start of the training camp at the end of July. The quarterback Lamar jackson and the corridor Gus Edwards they tested positive at the start of the camp and completed the 10-day quarantine.
Drafted in the third round of 2019, Ferguson He has two tackles in two games this season, participating in 11 total defensive plays.
Information from Kevin Seifert was used in the writing of this note.