JACKSONVILLE – The Jaguars have added five players to their reserve/COVID-19 list.
Among the additions: second-year starting quarterback Gardner Minshew II, whose addition along with four other players Sunday afternoon brought the number of players on the team's reserve/COVID-19 list to eight.
Added along with Minshew Sunday afternoon: running back Ryquell Armstead, tight end Charles Jones, wide receiver Michael Walker and safety Andrew Wingard. Also on the list as of Sunday afternoon were rookie offensive lineman Tre'Vour Wallace-Simms, first-year offensive lineman Ryan Pope and cornerback Parry Nickerson.
The Jaguars on Sunday morning announced they had moved rookie defensive tackle DaVon Hamilton, Jones and second-year right tackle Jawaan Taylor to the active roster from the list.
The reserve/COVID-19 list is a new reserve category created by the NFL for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons.
Clubs are not permitted to comment on a player's medical status other than referring to roster status. Clubs may not disclose whether the player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID-19.
Clubs, club personnel, other players and player-agents are not permitted to disclose a player's reason for placement on reserve/COVID-19 or a player's status with regard to such illness.
Players are permitted to disclose their own medical information.