Ravens Place WR Dez Bryant On COVID-19 List


The Baltimore Ravens announced Thursday that they’ve placed WR Dez Bryant on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.

Dez Bryant

This comes a few hours after Bryant tweeted Thursday that he’s produced back-to-back negative COVID-19 tests after being forced to miss Tuesday’s game due to an inconclusive test followed by a positive. 

Bryant was forced to miss the game against his former team and later implied that he was going to sit out the remainder of the season. 

On Thursday, Ravens HC John Harbaugh told reporters that Bryant remains in their plans this season. 

Bryant, 31, is a former first-round pick of the Cowboys back in 2010. He was in the third year of his five-year, $70 million contract that included $45 million guaranteed and was set to make base salaries of $12.5 million over the final two years of the agreement when Dallas released him last year. 

The Saints signed Bryant to a one-year deal worth $600,000 over the remainder of the season, but he suffered a torn Achilles. It took until a month ago for him to sign on to the Ravens’ practice squad. He’s bounced on and off Baltimore’s active roster since then. 

In 2020, Bryant has appeared in three games and recorded four receptions for 28 yards receiving (7.0 YPC) and no touchdowns. 

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