By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia Eagles player has tested positive for COVID-19. Wide receiver J.J. Arcega-Whiteside tested positive for the coronavirus and was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

The Eagles say running back Corey Clement and defensive end Vinny Curry were also put on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Wide receiver Deontay Burnett was placed on the Practice Squad COVID-19 list.

The Eagles released a statement on Twitter  regarding the positive test on Thursday morning.

“The Philadelphia Eagles received confirmation this morning that a player tested positive for COVID-19,” the statement read. “The individual and close contacts who were identified through contact tracing are in self isolation. We are following NFL-NFLPA intensive protocols and remain in communication with the league on this matter.”

On Tuesday, the Giants placed kicker Graham Gano on the reserve COVID-19 list. He tested positive for the virus the day after the Giants hosted the Eagles at MetLife Stadium. Arcega-Whiteside did not play in the game.

The Eagles are scheduled to head to Cleveland to play the Browns on Sunday at 1 p.m.


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