The Los Angeles Rams have activated six players off of their reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday, including wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.
One of the major stories not just in the NFL, but all professional sports, is the increase in COVID-19 cases. There were a bevy of teams impacted by positive COVID-19 tests, one of them being the Los Angeles Rams. But, there is some good news to report.
On Saturday, the Rams activated six players off of their reserve/COVID-19 list ahead of their rescheduled game against the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday. Those players are wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., running back Darrell Henderson Jr., defensive back Dont’e Deayon, linebacker Justin Hollins, tight end Brycen Hopkins and tackle Alaric Jackson.
Rams activated Odell Beckham Jr., DB Dont’e Deayon, RB Darrell Henderson Jr., LB Justin Hollins, TE Brycen Hopkins, T Alaric Jackson off Reserve-COVID and all are on track to play Tuesday vs. the Seahawks.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 18, 2021
Odell Beckham Jr., Darrell Henderson Jr., among Rams players activated off Reserve/COVID-19 list
While the Rams are getting six players back, they still have a ton of players remaining on the COVID-19 list. In fact, the team placed nine players in protocol this past Thursday, with the most notable player being linebacker Von Miller.
On Friday, the league announced that they were rescheduling games, among them being the Rams against the Seahawks, which was moved from Sunday to Tuesday. The Las Vegas Raiders-Cleveland Browns game was rescheduled from Saturday to Monday and the Washington Football Team-Philadelphia Eagles matchup was moved from Sunday to Tuesday.
The NFL and NFL Player’s Association announced their revised COVID-19 protocols on Saturday. Unvaccinated players and players who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms will undergo testing. Asymptomatic players will be subjected to random spot testing for the remainder of the season. Unvaccinated players will still undergo daily testing. This new policy will begin on Sunday.
You can read the full, revised COVID-19 protocols at this link.