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Which NFL players have opted out for the 2020 season?

NFL training camp is underway, which means players are reporting to camp. We have a running list of players who have decided to opt out of the 2020 season.

Damien Williams #26 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates his 17-yard touchdown reception against the Houston Texans during the second quarter in the AFC Divisional playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 12, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

The National Football League has begun welcoming players back for training camp. Rookies and quarterbacks began reporting the week of July 20th, and full rosters will start reporting the week of July 27th.

The season remains on track to start on September 10th, but the Covid-19 pandemic isn’t going to disappear anytime soon. The owners and players negotiated a set of health and safety protocols that includes significant testing the first 2.5 weeks of camp. Players get a Covid-19 test their first day of camp, quarantine for two days, get a test on the fourth day, return on the fifth day if both tests are negative, and then get tested every day for two weeks.

We’ve already seen a troubling start for Major League Baseball, which had an outbreak in the Miami Marlins clubhouse just three games into the season. NFL players have the option to opt out and will likely keep a close eye on the MLB and how the NFL reacts to new problems as they arise.

NFL Players who decide they want to opt out have until Aug. 3 to do so, and they will receive a stipend from the owners. They will receive $350,000 for medical opt outs and $150,000 for voluntary opt outs. We’ll update this list as players are added to it in the coming weeks.

Arizona Cardinals

Marcus Gilbert, OL — Source

Baltimore Ravens

Andre Smith, OT, (Starter) — Source
De’Anthony Thomas, WR — Source

Buffalo Bills

E.J. Gaines, CB, (Starter) — Source
Star Lotulelei, DT, (Starter) — Source

Carolina Panthers

Jordan Mack, LB — Transaction Wire
Christian Miller, DE — Transaction Wire

Chicago Bears

Eddie Goldman, DT (Starter) — Source
Jordan Lucas, S — Source

Cleveland Browns

Drake Dorbeck, OL — Source
Drew Forbes, OL — Source
Andrew Billings, DT, (Possible starter) — Source
Colby Gossett, OL — Source
Malcolm Pridgeon, OG — Transaction Wire

Cincinnati Bengals

Isaiah Prince, OT, — Transaction Wire
Josh Tupou, DT, (Starter) — Source

Dallas Cowboys

Maurice Canady, CB — Source
Stephen Guidry, WR — Source
Jamize Olawale, FB — Source

Denver Broncos

Kyle Peko, DT — Source
JaWuan James, OL, (Starter) — Source

Detroit Lions

Geronimo Allison, WR — Source
John Atkins, DT — Transaction Wire
Russell Bodine, C — Transaction Wire

Green Bay Packers

Devin Funchess, WR, (Possible starter) — Source

Houston Texans

Eddie Vanderdoes, DT, (Possible starter) — Source

Indianapolis Colts

Rolan Milligan, DB — Transaction Wire
Skai Moore, LB — Transaction Wire
Marvell Tell, DB — Transaction Wire

Jacksonville Jaguars

Lerentee McCray, DE — Transaction Wire
Al Woods, DL — Source
Rashaan Melvin, CB, (Starter) — Source

Kansas City Chiefs

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, OL, (Starter) — Source
Damien Williams, RB (Starter) — Source
Lucas Niang, OL — Source

Las Vegas Raiders

Ukeme Eligwe, LB — Transaction Wire
D.J. Killings, DB — Transaction Wire
Jeremiah Valoaga, DE — Transaction Wire

Los Angeles Rams

Chandler Brewer, OT — Transaction Wire

Miami Dolphins

Allen Hurns, WR — Source
Albert Wilson, WR, (Starter) — Source

Minnesota Vikings

Michael Pierce, DT, (Starter) — Source

New England Patriots

Brandon Bolden, RB — Source
Marcus Cannon, OT, (Starter) — Source
Patrick Chung, S, (Starter) — Source
Dont’a Hightower, LB, Starter) — Source
Matt LaCosse, TE, (Possible starter) — Source
Marqise Lee, WR — Source
Najee Toran, OG — Source
Danny Vitale, FB — Source

New Orleans Saints

Jason Vander Laan, TE — Transaction Wire
Cole Wick, TE — Source

New York Giants

Sam Beal, DB — Transaction Wire
Da’Mari Scott, WR — Source
Nate Solder, OL, (Starter) — Source

New York Jets

Josh Doctson, WR — Transaction Wire
Leo Koloamatangi, OL — Source
C.J. Mosley, LB (Starter) — Source

Philadelphia Eagles

Marquise Goodwin, WR — Source

San Francisco 49ers

Travis Benjamin, WR — Source
Jake Brendel, OL — Transaction Wire
Shon Coleman, OL — Source

Seattle Seahawks

Chance Warmack, OL — Source

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Brad Seaton, OL — Transaction Wire

Tennessee Titans

Jack Crawford, DT — Transaction Wire
Anthony McKinney, OL — Source


Caleb Brantley, DE — Source
Josh Harvey-Clemson, LB — Transaction Wire