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Sport Report: 'Several big names' considering opting out of NFL season

00:50  05 august  2020
00:50  05 august  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

Report: Ravens' Thomas, Seahawks' Warmack voluntarily opt out 2020 NFL season

  Report: Ravens' Thomas, Seahawks' Warmack voluntarily opt out 2020 NFL season The list of NFL players opting out the 2020 season has two new names. Baltimore Ravens wide receiver and return specialist De'Anthony Thomas has voluntarily decided to sit out the upcoming campaign, the Ravens announced Monday. Meanwhile, Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Chance Warmack will also skip the 2020 NFL season, sources told NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. Kansas City Chiefs guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif was the first NFL player to opt out this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.The NFL and NFLPA agreed to new CBA changes for the 2020 season last week, and it includes a two-tiered opt-out plan for players.

Several high-level NFL players are reportedly considering opting out of playing in the upcoming season . While he wouldn’t name any names , Yahoo Darin Baydoun of Sports Illustrated reported on Friday that the league is taking the concerns seriously. He added the owners and the NFL Players

Report : NFL sets deadline to opt out due to coronavirus for Thursday afternoon. Several players have already opted out . Players can choose to opt out of the 2020 season due to the The league is reportedly scared that players may take advantage of the opt out policy if they fear they may be cut in

Numerous NFL players have made the decision to opt out of the 2020 season, and the biggest names may be yet to come, according to one report.

Roger Goodell wearing a suit and tie: Numerous NFL players have made the decision to opt out of the 2020 season, and the biggest names may be yet to come, according to one report. © Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Numerous NFL players have made the decision to opt out of the 2020 season, and the biggest names may be yet to come, according to one report.

ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler said Tuesday that “big names” are “strongly considering” opting out ahead of Thursday’s deadline, though he did not state which players were considering not playing.

Markakis returning to Braves after changing mind about opt-out

  Markakis returning to Braves after changing mind about opt-out Outfielder Nick Markakis is rejoining the Atlanta Braves after opting out of the 2020 season just over three weeks ago, according to David O'Brien of The Athletic. The 36-year-old changed his mind after initially deciding to sit out over health concerns. He made the decision following a conversation with teammate Freddie Freeman, who contracted COVID-19 and experienced symptoms such as a high fever. "I'm going against my (previous) decision,"The 36-year-old changed his mind after initially deciding to sit out over health concerns. He made the decision following a conversation with teammate Freddie Freeman, who contracted COVID-19 and experienced symptoms such as a high fever.

NFL players opting out for 2020 season Missing Lotulelei will leave a big hole in the Bills’ defense this season . He signed a five-year, million deal with the team in 2018 and has started ever since, operating as a primary run-stopper.

The NFL is not the only league to see its players decide to skip the season due to the virus. Several NBA players chose not to travel to Orlando for the season 's resumption, while the MLB is still seeing players opt - out two weeks into its season . With the NFL 's opt - out deadline less than four days away

So far, we’ve seen a few pretty important players announce that they won’t be playing in 2020. However, we have  yet to see a player who would be characterized by most as a bona fide superstar opt out. It sounds like that could change soon.

We do know at least one star player who woan’t be opting out, even though he seems to think that nobody should be playing right now.

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Marquise Goodwin says fans are calling him stupid for opting out

  Marquise Goodwin says fans are calling him stupid for opting out Eagles wide receiver Marquise Goodwin announced yesterday that he has decided not to play this season because of concerns about COVID-19. Today, Goodwin said fans’ reactions have not all been supportive. Goodwin noted that America has lost 150,000 people to COVID-19, and he said his response to the pandemic is to take it seriously — [more]Goodwin noted that America has lost 150,000 people to COVID-19, and he said his response to the pandemic is to take it seriously — even if many others aren’t.

NFL players have the choice to opt out of the 2020 season , due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. On July 27, the Miami Marlins in Major League Baseball had an outbreak on their team, which could have caused some NFL players to think twice about whether they want to play this season .

The upcoming NFL season will look distinctly different to its predecessor when it gets underway on September 10. High risk players who have to sit out the season will receive a 0,000 salary, while players who voluntary choose to opt out will receive a 0,000 stipend that will be considered as a

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Jason, Devin McCourty never gave much thought to opting out .
Eight Patriots players opted out for 2020. A pair of twins opted not to run the number to an even 10. “Me and Dev have both spoken a lot about our stance on everything that goes on — I don’t think either one of us ever thought about actually opting out,” defensive back Jason McCourty [more]“Me and Dev have both spoken a lot about our stance on everything that goes on — I don’t think either one of us ever thought about actually opting out,” defensive back Jason McCourty told reporters on Friday, via NBC Sports Boston. “The opt-out itself just wasn’t worth it.

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