Browns have player test positive for COVID-19, flight to New York delayed

Jeff Risdon
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The travel plans for the Cleveland Browns have taken an unexpected delay with the news that a Browns player tested positive for COVID-19. Because of the late occurrence of the testing, the Browns delayed their team flight to New York for Sunday’s game with the Jets.

The Browns closed the team facility in Berea after the positive test. At this point it is unknown which player tested positive for COVID-19. The team added left tackle Jedrick Wills to the reserve/COVID-19 list during the week but he was deemed to only be a close contact to someone who tested positive.

There is no immediate indication that Sunday’s game will be delayed or possibly moved. The Browns did release an official statement: