Atlanta Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell has tested positive for Covid-19 and is being placed on the Covid-19 injured reserve list, per Adam Schefter. The 2020 first round pick will not play on Sunday against the Chicago Bears, and is the first NFL player to miss a game due to Covid-19.
Terrell took the test on Friday morning but did not get the results until Saturday, per Schefter. Terrell practiced in full after taking the test. The team has begun contact tracing and the team has not yet gotten any other positive test results. The team went through testing Saturday morning and those results will return Sunday morning, per Tom Pelissero.