Report: Joey Bosa is unvaccinated, might be on COVID-19 list as close contact

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Chargers edge rusher Joey Bosa went on the COVID-19 reserve list Tuesday, along with defensive tackle Jerry Tillery.

Jeff Miller of the Los Angeles Times reports Tillery is vaccinated and Bosa is unvaccinated. Since the Chargers have not ruled out Bosa for Sunday, it suggests Bosa was a close contact of Tillery, who tested positive.

If Bosa didn’t test positive for the virus, he has a chance to play Sunday.

Unvaccinated players deemed a close contact are required to quarantine five days, while unvaccinated players who test positive can’t return for 10 days.

Vaccinated players who test positive and are asymptomatic can return after consecutive negative tests at least 24 hours apart. If they have symptoms, they must test negative twice at least 24 hours apart and be asymptomatic for 48 hours.

Bosa, a three-time Pro Bowler, leads the Chargers with 5.5 sacks and has 28 tackles and three forced fumbles.

The Chargers placed linebacker Drue Tranquill on the COVID-19 reserve list last week, and he missed Sunday’s loss to the Vikings.

14 responses to “Report: Joey Bosa is unvaccinated, might be on COVID-19 list as close contact

  1. The rules make no sense. There is literally no difference between the two players, other than the vaccinated player tested positive. There is no difference in their ability to acquire, carry, infect others with the virus, yet there is an apartheid system set up. When are we going to start acknowledging the reality of this?

  2. I don’t care if Bosa is vaccinated. I do care if this prevents him from showing up at work.

  3. Every professional athlete should read Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s article about Aaron Rodgers. Be smart and be a good role model. Get vaccinated and encourage others to do so.

  4. “There is no difference between vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals?”
    Well yeah there is a BIG difference, the unvaccinated people are the ones hospitalized and dying!!!! The unvaccinated are also causing the pandemic to continue!

  5. Unvaccinated and flying state to state spreading it?

    It’s time the league consider blackballing or lifelong expulsion. He can return to play but the person he gives it to may never recover

    Hey JOEY BOZO: SAFE AND EFFECTIVE. Learn the definition

    *mic drop*

  6. You’re not going to get 100% of the people to believe the world is not flat. Probably better off putting your energy into something worthwhile.

  7. both of these 1st round picks have been non-factors this year, so no biggie.
    Chargers will wind up 8-9 at best.
    feel bad for Justin, stuck with an incompetent GM and indifferent ownership.
    Derwin James will lead the exodus of talent next year.

  8. I just hope it won’t take some NFL player dying of covid before they get the message that the unvaccinated IS THE PROBLEM and the reason we still have this virus in The Country. Check the hospital statistics. If you’re unvaccinated, you willet it sooner or later and be at risk for spreading it to others who may have a weak immune system.

  9. “There is no difference between vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals?”
    ———————————-

    Unvaccinated 12-34 year-olds are
    • 5 times more likely to get COVID-19 compared with fully vaccinated 12-34 year-olds.
    • 13 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 compared with fully vaccinated 12-34
    year-olds.

    Unvaccinated 35-64 year-olds are
    • 5 times more likely to get COVID-19 compared with fully vaccinated 35-64 year-olds.
    • 18 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 compared with fully vaccinated 35-64
    year-olds.

    Unvaccinated 65+ year-olds are
    • 4 times more likely to get COVID-19 compared with fully vaccinated 65+ year-olds.
    • 9 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 compared with fully vaccinated 65+ yearolds.
    • 9 times more likely to die of COVID-19 compared with fully vaccinated 65+ year-olds.

  10. I got vaccinated to protect myself from the unvaccinated. We’re living in bizarro world thanks to the dopes in DC and the media. Too bad so many of you can’t think for yourselves and just drink up the koolaid.

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