The Bengals added defensive tackle Margus Hunt to the COVID-19 reserve list Monday. He becomes the fifth player the Bengals have on the list.
Johnson and Waynes reportedly tested positive. It’s unknown whether the others were deemed close contacts or tested positive themselves.
In response to the positive COVID-19 tests, the Bengals took Monday off after their bye week. They will conduct a walkthrough Tuesday.
“We feel good about how we’ve handled the entire process, and our communication with the league has been great,” Taylor said Monday, via Geoff Hobson of the team website. “We just move forward every day. We know that these next eight weeks are going to be a challenge for the entire league. We just have to be willing to be flexible.”