Browns placing kicker Chase McLaughlin on COVID-19 list

NFL: DEC 20 Raiders at Browns
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Earlier this week, Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski didn’t entirely rule out making a change at kicker after Chase McLaughlin missed another field goal in Cleveland’s loss to Las Vegas.

But now Stefanski’s team has to switch things up due to COVID-19.

According to multiple reports, McLaughlin will be placed on the COVID-19 list and Chris Naggar will be promoted from the practice squad to kick for him.

McLaughlin has missed a field goal in each of Cleveland’s last four games. His latest miss was from 47-yards out on Monday.

He’s just 15-of-21 on field goals, with all six misses coming from 40 to 49-yards out.

Naggar has never kicked in a regular-season NFL game. An undrafted rookie out of SMU, he also spent time with the Jets this year.

Cleveland is slated to get several players off its COVID-19 list on Friday and Saturday, including quarterback Baker Mayfield.

1 responses to “Browns placing kicker Chase McLaughlin on COVID-19 list

  1. Not sure ANY kicker would help them out enough to win this one. The Browns are my AFC team, but unless Lafleur fails to get them ready and avoid the proverbial “trap game”, this should be a sizeable win.

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