INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The latest twist up of the 2021 regular play conscionable arrived for the Colts.
On Thursday morning, the Colts placed free-agent summation Left Tackle Eric Fisher connected the COVID-reserve list.
On Thursday evening, Colts All-Pro Left Guard Quenton Nelson joined him.
Nelson returned to signifier connected Monday, conscionable shy of 3 weeks pursuing ft surgery. He had practiced 3 consecutive days this week successful a constricted relation during idiosyncratic drills.
It is unclear whether Nelson is vaccinated. That whitethorn play a important relation successful his availability for the regular-season opener, present conscionable 17 days distant against the Seattle Seahawks astatine Lucas Oil Stadium.
The NFL’s rules for coaches, players, and squad staffers who trial affirmative alteration based connected the individual.
Fully vaccinated asymptomatic players tin instrumentality to campy aft 2 antagonistic tests astatine slightest 24 hours apart. Unvaccinated players indispensable isolate for astatine slightest 10 days regardless.
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On Thursday, Nelson made it wide of his extremity for the remainder of the preseason.
“I’m doing everything I tin to get backmost for Week 1.”
As for Fisher, who is coming disconnected a torn achillies suffered successful the AFC Title Game this past January with Kansas City, his rehab timeline was much uncertain.
Fisher did not enactment successful immoderate grooming campy practices, and portion helium was opening to ramp up workouts down the scenes, the timing of this quality volition undoubtedly clasp up his timeline for the clip being.
Additionally, if Nelson is simply progressive successful a adjacent interaction situation, that would bespeak helium is unvaccinated.
Unvaccinated players are isolated for 5 days if they person a adjacent contact.
Vaccinated players are not required to measurement away.
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