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Chiefs players landed on COVID-19 list after haircuts

You look good, you’re feeling good. You’re feeling good, you play good. Should you can play, that’s.

Chiefs vast receiver Demarcus Robinson and offensive lineman Daniel Kilgore each landed on Kansas Metropolis’s COVID-19 listing on Monday, simply six days forward of Tremendous Bowl 55, signaling pink flags forward of the sport. Although neither participant had examined optimistic, the genesis of the itemizing was reported on Wednesday.

Per NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero, the 2 Chiefs gamers landed on the listing as high-risk shut contacts to the barber, who had returned a optimistic coronavirus check on Sunday morning.

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The barber had undergone 5 consecutive detrimental checks earlier than one other check was performed on the staff facility on Sunday morning. Whereas the outcomes of the check had been delayed, the barber started chopping Kilgore’s hair, which is when he was alerted that the check got here again optimistic. He was instantly faraway from the ability. The report says that there was a line of Chiefs gamers ready to get haircuts, and ESPN’s Adam Schefter says Patrick Mahomes was among the many gamers ready.

Whereas everybody was masked and the barber was carrying two masks, the closeness to the barber and the period of the haircuts landed each gamers on the listing. Whereas Kilgore was having his hair minimize on Sunday, the barber had minimize Robinson’s hair away from the staff facility the day earlier than.

Each gamers are eligible to play on Sunday so long as they proceed to check detrimental. Gamers are being examined twice every day to verify they’re wholesome heading as much as Tremendous Bowl 55.

Earlier within the season, Browns gamers landed on the COVID-19 listing for a simular scenario, with 4 Cleveland vast receivers sitting out after receiving haircuts.

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