Sunday the Browns have a critical game at MetLife Stadium in New York against the one-win Jets, but now might be in big trouble on offense.
Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Browns could be minus a couple wide outs and tight ends due to close contact of the COVID-19 virus.
Jarvis Landry, Rashard Higgins and Donovan People-Jones have been deemed High-Risk-Close-Contacts, per @mortreport and me. Browns awaiting further instruction but all three now could be out Sunday vs. Jets. https://t.co/TyMsq3IPhV
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 26, 2020
The team already made a couple roster moves Saturday due to the virus:
Placed on Reserve/COVID-19*:
LB B.J. Goodson
Activated from Reserve/COVID-19:
T Jedrick Wills Jr.
Elevated from practice squad:
C Javon Patterson (COVID-19 replacement)
Schefter’s tweet though could mean big issues for the Browns, who are still hopeful for a Colts win in Pittsburgh and that they can win in New Jersey against the Jets.
If that happens, the Browns game at home against the Steelers next Sunday would decide the AFC North.
A Steelers home win or Browns loss would give the Steelers the division title.
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