Linebacker Anthony Barr became the latest Vikings player to be placed on the COVID reserve list, the team announced Thursday.
Barr, entering his seventh season, joins a list that includes defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo; second-year linebacker Cameron Smith; second-year offensive tackle Oli Udoh; rookie wide receiver Justin Jefferson, a first-round pick by the Vikings in April; rookie tackle Blake Brandel; rookie safety Brian Cole II; and rookie offensive lineman Tyler Higby.
The Vikings, and other NFL teams, aren’t saying whether players placed on the list actually have COVID-19 or have been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. If a player is in one of these categories, their team is required to immediately place the player on the COVID reserve list.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 30, 2020