The COVID-19 state of affairs for the Washington Football Team continues to evolve because the crew added All-Pro guard Brandon Scherff to the protocol.
Washington now has 15 gamers within the protocol, down from 23 on Friday, according to ESPN. WFT has gotten 5 defensive gamers off of the COVID checklist over the previous couple of days, together with defensive sort out Matt Ioannidis.
WFT visits the Eagles in Philadelphia on Tuesday. Both groups are 6-7 and vying with the New Orleans Saints for the final playoff spot within the NFC. The Saints defeated the Buccaneers 9-0 on Sunday night time, shutting out Tom Brady for the primary time in 15 years.
Losing Scherff is only one of Washington’s COVID troubles heading into Tuesday’s recreation. Quarterbacks Taylor Heineke and backup Kyle Allen stay within the protocol, which might result in newly signed QB Garrett Gilbert getting the beginning underneath heart.
Gilbert, who was signed from the Patriots observe squad final week, has accomplished 23-of-44 cross makes an attempt with one landing and one interception over seven video games performed within the NFL courting again to 2018.