COVID-19 outbreak among Titans reaches eight, with quarterback Ryan Tannehill

Tight end Geoff Swaim and linebacker Justin March-Lillard were also placed on the Titans’ reserve / COVID-19 list this Thursday, along with quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

NASHVILLE — Los Tennessee Titans han put al quarterback Ryan Tannehill on the reservation list / COVID-19.

Tannehill, who is vaccinated, will miss five to 10 days, depending on how quickly he can produce two negative tests in a period of 48 hours. The Titans receive the Arizona Cardinals in Week 1 of the regular season, on September 12.

Ryan feels good, “said the general manager of the Titans, Jon Robinson, this Thursday. “He will be connected in the meetings. He is ready to play. He is a pro and has played in this league for a long time. We have the utmost confidence in him and his ability to prepare.”

Tannehill He said he was “in the process of getting vaccinated” when training camp started. He said at the time that he had not been vaccinated, but that the NFL it is “forcing the hand of the players” through its protocols.

Since they visited Tampa, Florida, for joint practices with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Titans have placed seven players in the reservation list / COVID-19, and the head coach Mike Vrabel tested positive for the virus on Sunday. Tight end Geoff Swaim and the linebacker Justin March-Lillard were placed in the reservation list / COVID-19 this Thursday, next to Tannehill.

The former kicker of the Titans, Ryan Succop, who is now a member of the Buccaneers, tested positive for COVID-19 and was added to the reservation list / COVID-19 of his team on Monday. Succop He went out to dinner with three players from the Titans when they were in Tampa. None of those players from Tennessee at dinner it has tested positive.

“We have followed the protocols,” he said. Robinson, who noticed that Titans they are about 97 percent or 98 percent vaccinated. “Our medical team has done an outstanding job talking to the league and the players, coaches. The coach Vrabel has had minimal symptoms. “

The other players of the Titans on the reservation list / COVID-19 they are the defensive tackle Anthony Rush, runner Jeremy McNichols, y linebackers Nick dzubnar and Harold Landry.