Kareem Jackson has change into the most recent NFL participant, and the second Denver Broncos participant, to check optimistic for the coronavirus.
Jackson instructed NFL Community’s James Palmer he examined optimistic Wednesday after having flulike signs, chills and congestion.
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He turns into the second recognized NFL participant this week to be identified after Cowboys operating again Ezekiel Elliott on Monday.
Broncos move rusher Von Miller introduced in mid-April he contracted the coronavirus, making him the second NFL participant to publicly announce a optimistic check. Rams middle Brian Allen was the primary.
It’s unknown when Jackson contracted the virus, however he did take part in a march in Denver earlier this month to protest racial inequality within the wake of the demise of George Floyd.
A primary-round select of Alabama in 2010 by the Texans, Jackson spent his first 9 seasons in Houston earlier than becoming a member of Denver in 2019. He was fourth on the Broncos with 71 tackles final season and had two interceptions to present him 18 for his profession.