DETROIT, Mich. — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, starting a wave of speculation.
Lions officials say they cannot confirm if Stafford tested positive or just came in close contact with someone who did. All they can tell us is he is on the list.
The #Lions have placed QB Matthew Stafford on the Reserve/COVID-19 list pic.twitter.com/rUQS6DDRSB— Detroit Lions (@Lions) November 4, 2020
The Lions are 4 & 3 heading into the later half of the season, and scheduled to take on the Vikings Sunday at Minnesota starting at 1 p.m.