Bears Place RB Artavis Pierce On COVID-19 List

The rookie Pierce was the Bears' lone player on this new reserve list.

Chris Emma
July 27, 2020 - 6:01 pm

(670 The Score) The Bears placed rookie running back Artavis Pierce on the new reserve/COVID-19 list, they announced Monday evening.

Pierce, 24, was the Bears' lone player added to the NFL's new reserve list, which is for players who have either tested positive for the coronavirus or come in close contact with someone infected.

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The Bears aren't at liberty to offer details on Pierce's health. He was signed in April as an undrafted free agent out of Oregon State.

Eighteen players were added to the NFL's reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday, according to the league's transaction wire.

The Bears' veterans are set to report to Halas Hall for training camp Tuesday.

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