Kareem Jackson of the Broncos test positive for the coronavirus


The list of NFL players to test positive for COVID-19 is continuously growing.Safety Kareem Jackson became Wednesday the second member of the Broncos with a confirmed case of novel coronavirus, joining the linebacker star Von Miller, who revealed her diagnosis on April 16. Mike Klis of 9News spoke to Jackson, who said he had started to feel congested two a few days ago and then suffered from chills.

According to ESPNJackson expects to recover completely. ESPN has also reported that although nearly 40 players on the Broncos have participated in the recent protests in Denver, including Jackson, none of his teammates has been tested positive.

Jackson also told 9News that he did not believe to have caught the virus when walking.

“No, the doctor said that the congestion had begun two days ago that I would have picked up this weekend “, said Jackson to the network. “This was certainly not the walk. ”

Recently, several members of the Cowboys and Texans were also tested positive for the virus, including the bearer of balloon, star, Ezekiel Elliott.

It is not known how Jackson, 32 years old, contracted the disease, although it has been one of the many players of the Broncos to take part in demonstrations against racial injustice in Denver this month. The former first choice of Alabama, has spent his first nine seasons in Houston before joining the Broncos last season, registering 10 passes defended, two interceptions and a touchdown.


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