Reports: Packers running back AJ Dillon tests positive for COVID-19
The Green Bay Packers, on Monday, reported a player has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Associated Press stated that, according to multiple reports, that player is running back AJ Dillon.
The team issued the following statement on Monday:
The Packers were informed today that a player has tested positive for COVID-19. Our organization has entered the NFL’s intensive protocol and the player has self-quarantined. We will continue to work with the league on contact tracing as we follow the guidelines of intensive protocol. All player meetings will be conducted virtually today.
Our focus continues to be on the health and safety of our players, staff and community. We will continue to work closely with the NFL and medical professionals and follow their guidance.
Statement from the Green Bay Packers pic.twitter.com/6RrDsO7NyQ— Green Bay Packers (@packers) November 2, 2020
After losing to the Minnesota Vikings 28-22 on Sunday, the Packers are scheduled to face the San Francisco 49ers Thursday.