Two more players went on COVID-19 list

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After the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list dropped to a single player last week, two more joined him Sunday.

Via the league’s official transaction wire, Saints running back Dwayne Washington and Panthers defensive back Derrek Thomas were placed on the list yesterday. That follows Falcons defensive end Steven Means going on the list Saturday.

Thomas was the first Panthers player to hit the list all summer.

They join Jaguars tackle Ryan Pope on the list, which is for players who either test positive or are quarantining after close contact with someone who has, and teams aren’t allowed to specify which.

Despite those recent additions, the overall news has been good, as daily testing has allowed the league to prevent any widespread outbreaks among teams, as have been seen among college teams trying to resume activities.

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