The Browns on Thursday were dealt a blow as the team announced that they have placed punter Jamie Gillan on reserve/COVID-19.
Last season Gillan became a fan favorite, as he appeared in all 16 games last season and set a Browns single-season net punting record with a 41.6 average and finished tied for fifth in club history with 28 punts inside the 20.
If you haven’t heard of the reserve/COVID-19 list, it was created by the league for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons.
If a player falls into either of these categories, their club is required to immediately place the player on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Per agreed upon NFL-NFLPA policy, clubs are not permitted to comment on player’s medical status other than referring to roster status. Clubs may not disclose whether player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID-19.
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