NFL.COM – More concerns over COVID-19 have struck the Minnesota Vikings this week, including a vaccinated player who was admitted to an emergency room Tuesday night.
Coach Mike Zimmer told reporters Wednesday:
“One of our players that was vaccinated, he had to go to the ER last night because of COVID. It’s serious stuff,”
“Like 29 guys are getting tested because of close contact, including myself.”
Zimmer declined to name the hospitalized player but said he is in stable condition. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport later reported the player hospitalized was offensive lineman Dakota Dozier. Dozier was placed on the team’s COVID-19 list last Friday.
As for the 29 being tested due to close contact, the NFL’s COVID-19 policy does not require vaccinated individuals to be quarantined … READ MORE.