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Sport Vikings OL Dru Samia tests positive for COVID-19

21:25  15 november  2020
21:25  15 november  2020 Source:   profootballrumors.com

Report: Dru Samia out for Monday after positive COVID-19 test

  Report: Dru Samia out for Monday after positive COVID-19 test There was word of an inconclusive COVID-19 test for a Vikings player on Sunday morning and it appears that the test has now been confirmed. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that guard Dru Samia tested positive and will not play on Monday night against the Bears as a result. The team is doing contact [more]Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that guard Dru Samia tested positive and will not play on Monday night against the Bears as a result. The team is doing contact tracing to determine if the status of any other members of the team will be affected.

When the Minnesota Vikings surprisingly cut starting right guard Josh Kline, it could have been signalling that 2nd year stud Dru Samia is ready to start

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Vikings offensive lineman Dru Samia has tested positive for COVID-19, per Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network (via Twitter). Contact tracing is being performed, and Samia and anyone deemed a high-risk contact will not be permitted to travel with the team for tomorrow night’s game against the Bears.

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Samia, a 2019 fourth-rounder, started four games for Minnesota earlier this year before returning to a reserve role. But the Vikings just released Pat Elflein and now find themselves without their top backup at guard. Plus, there is a good chance that there will indeed be high-risk contacts given the nature of O-line/D-line play.

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Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com suggests that Brett Jones, who is currently on the practice squad, and Oli Udoh could find themselves in the O-line mix if any of Samia’s fellow blockers are deemed high-risk contacts or if the team should suffer an injury during tomorrow’s game. Cronin also expects the Vikes to promote Aviante Collins from the practice squad (Twitter link).

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