The #Lions have placed QB Matthew Stafford on the COVID-19 list, per the wire.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 1, 2020
The list is designated for players who have either tested positive for COVID-19 or been placed in quarantine after potential exposure to the disease.
Matthew and wife Kelly Stafford also four children, including a newborn who arrived in June just 14 months after Kelly underwent surgery to remove a non-cancerous brain tumor.
Players who want to opt-out of this season have until Aug. 3 to do so and will receive a stipend from the owners.
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Detroit Lions place QB Matthew Stafford on COVID-19 reserve list originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington