Eagles player tests positive for COVID-19

The Philadelphia Eagles announced one of their players tested positive for COVID-19.

Team officials say they learned of the positive test on Thursday morning, and the player immediately went into self-isolation.

The team says they are following the NFL and NFL Players Association protocols and remain in close communication with the league.

The team has not officially identified the player, but placed safety Marcus Epps on their COVID-19/reserve list. Players who test positive or have come into close contact with someone who has tested positive. 

Eagles players were already scheduled to be off Thursday through Sunday for the bye week.


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