Linebacker and punter add to reserve / COVID-19 roster that already had tight end David Njoku in Cleveland
BEREA – The Cleveland browns could be without two more key players for Sunday’s key showdown against the Baltimore Ravens.
Cleveland placed the starting linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. and the punter Jamie Gillan on the reservation list / COVID-19 this Thursday, making his participation in Week 14 unlikely.
At the beginning of the week, Browns they sent to the tight end David njoku, who leads the team in receiving yards, in the COVID-19 list.
Casualties of Walker Y Gillan would be a blow to the Browns (6-6), who march behind the divisional leaders Ravens (8-4) for two games and can’t afford another loss while chasing a spot in the LA playoffs. AFC as a wild card team for the second year in a row.
Any vaccinated player on the roster must be asymptomatic and have two negative tests within a 24-hour period to be eligible to play. The latest a team can activate a player from the COVID-19 list it is 4 pm ET on Saturday.
Walker is the team’s leading tackler, and has been a stabilizing force in his first season with the Browns.
Gillan has been through a difficult campaign, but the Browns they do not have a substitute on the roster in their position, and would be forced to sign one.