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Sport Vikings place first-round pick Justin Jefferson, three other rookies on Reserve/COVID-19 list

01:26  28 july  2020
01:26  28 july  2020 Source:   msn.com

Vikings place first-round pick Justin Jefferson, three other rookies on Reserve/COVID-19 list

  Vikings place first-round pick Justin Jefferson, three other rookies on Reserve/COVID-19 list It is not certain if Jefferson and the three other rookies have contracted the virus. Players must be placed on the COVID-19/reserve list if they test positive or have come in contact with an infected person. The Vikings announced earlier Monday their infection control officer tested positive for the coronavirus.The Vikings used one of their two first-round picks on Jefferson, who will be expected to fill the role Stefon Diggs occupied for years opposite Adam Thielen. He is coming off a dominant senior season at LSU, when he caught 111 passes for 1,540 yards and 18 touchdowns.

The Minnesota Vikings ' first - round picks are now under contract. WR Justin Jefferson and CB Jeff Minnesota announced Jefferson 's signing Thursday along with its other 13 selections from the 2020 The NFLPA informed players Friday night that 12 rookies have tested positive for COVID - 19

The Vikings have agreed to terms with first - round pick Justin Jefferson , Field Yates of ESPN.com tweets. Even with Jefferson signed, the Vikings still have some more paperwork to get through before they wrap their entire 15-man draft class.

Vikings first-round pick Justin Jefferson has landed on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list. Rookies Brian Cole, Blake Brandel and Tyler Higby are also now on this newly created list.

a football player on a field: Wide receiver Justin Jefferson © Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Wide receiver Justin Jefferson

Minnesota’s rookie contingent reported to camp recently. Players must test negative for the coronavirus three times before entering teams’ facilities. Jefferson and Co. will now see their timetables pushed back during an offseason that has already featured major developmental hurdles placed in rookies’ paths.

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Four other players from four teams also were placed on the COVID - 19 list Sunday, according to the NFL transactions report. The Browns announced they have placed running back Dontrell Hilliard and safety Jovante Moffatt on reserve / COVID - 19 list .

The reserve/COVID-19 designation is for players who have tested positive for the coronavirus or are in quarantine for potential exposure. In turn, these players are removed from the roster and allowed to return after three weeks.

It is not certain if Jefferson and the three other rookies have contracted the virus. Players must be placed on the COVID-19/reserve list if they test positive or have come in contact with an infected person. The Vikings announced earlier Monday their infection control officer tested positive for the coronavirus.

The Vikings used one of their two first-round picks on Jefferson, who will be expected to fill the role Stefon Diggs occupied for years opposite Adam Thielen. He is coming off a dominant senior season at LSU, when he caught 111 passes for 1,540 yards and 18 touchdowns. Minnesota used a sixth-round pick on Brandel, a tackle out of Oregon State, and a seventh-rounder on Cole — a safety out of Mississippi State. Higby, a guard from Michigan State, arrived as part of the Vikes’ most recent undrafted free agent class.

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Four other players from four teams also were placed on the COVID - 19 list Sunday, according to the NFL transactions report. The new reserve list category was created for a player who either tests positive for COVID - 19 or who is quarantined after being in close contact with an infected person.

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