Which Cleveland Browns are out with COVID-19 as they prepare for Las Vegas Raiders?
As the Browns prepare to host the Las Vegas Raiders at 5 p.m. Monday, they have 22 players and three coaches sidelined due to COVID-19.
As a result of Cleveland's outbreak, the NFL and NFL Players Association agreed Friday to postpone the game until 5 p.m. Monday. It had originally been scheduled to kick off at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at FirstEnergy Stadium.
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The Browns (7-6) sit in ninth place in the AFC playoff standings, with the top seven teams qualifying for the postseason. But a win over the Raiders would move the Browns into first place in the AFC North.
With four regular-season games left, the Browns can ill afford to lose to the Raiders (6-7) in a tight playoff race.
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The game being pushed back gave the Browns hope some of their players could test off the COVID-19 list in time to face the Raiders. Safety John Johnson III was activated on Monday, right guard Wyatt Teller on Sunday and defensive end Takk McKinley on Saturday.
Below is a breakdown by position of the individuals who are idle right now. Full-time starters are denoted with * and other regular key contributors with ^.
Cleveland Browns players out with COVID-19
Quarterbacks (two): Baker Mayfield*, Case Keenum
Running back (one): Kareem Hunt^
Line (three): tackles Jedrick Wills Jr.*, James Hudson III*; Drew Forbes (injured reserve)
Wide receivers (two): Jarvis Landry*, JoJo Natson (practice squad)
Tight ends (two): Austin Hooper*, Ross Travis (practice squad)
Line (three): ends Jadeveon Clowney*, Ifeadi Odenigbo; tackle Malik McDowell*
Linebackers (three): Jacob Phillips^, Mack Wilson Sr.^, Tony Fields II
Cornerbacks (two): Troy Hill*, A.J. Green
Safeties (three): Ronnie Harrison Jr.*, Grant Delpit^, Nate Meadors (practice squad)
Punter (one): Jamie Gillan^
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Cleveland Browns coaches out with COVID-19
Head coach Kevin Stefanski, acting running backs coach Ryan Cordell, offensive assistant coach T.C. McCartney
Browns players ruled out vs. Raiders due to injury
Cornerback (one): Greg Newsome II* (concussion)
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