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Robert Saleh still questionable for Sunday

The Jets are dealing with a number of COVID difficulties forward of their Week sixteen sport.

COVID-19 is hitting the NFL hard. The omicron variant is lingering, and as a outcome, quite a few players and coaches are testing good.

Starting quarterbacks are missing games matchups are staying rescheduled to a Monday or Tuesday. It feels like 2020 again.

With Week sixteen now underway, the Jets find on their own amid the very long record of groups dealing with intensive virus difficulties. Their future dwelling matchup with the Jaguars is just two times absent (Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET), and unfortunately, quite a few of these COVID-linked setbacks have still to be solved.

Saleh questionable

Head mentor Robert Saleh analyzed good for COVID-19 previously this 7 days. He is vaccinated but requires two consecutive detrimental checks in purchase to mentor this Sunday.

As of suitable now, Saleh is planning to miss out on the sport — the rookie head mentor spoke to the media almost on Friday.

“I took my test [Friday] morning. I’ve bought to get two negatives — that would be [Friday] and [Saturday],” he explained. “We’re continuing as if I’m not coaching on Sunday. If I do come up with two negatives, it will be an easy adjustment. But we’re running as if I will not be there Sunday.”

Saleh’s Week sixteen position will be exposed inevitably. If he does not test out of the COVID-19 protocol, limited ends mentor Ron Middleton will be the acting head mentor from Jacksonville.

As for regardless of whether the sport ought to be postponed, Saleh didn’t reveal substantially of an view on the issue.

Jets’ COVID-19 Lists

The adhering to players are at present on the Jets’ Reserve/COVID-19 record:

  • CB Michael Carter II
  • S Ashtyn Davis
  • iOL Laurent Duvernay-Tardif
  • DT Folorunso Fatukasi
  • QB Joe Flacco
  • DE John Franklin-Myers
  • DT Jonathan Marshall
  • WR Elijah Moore
  • LB Hamsah Nasirildeen
  • S Sharrod Neasman
  • iOL Alijah Vera-Tucker
  • TE Kenny Yeboah

The adhering to players are at present on the Jets’ Follow Squad/COVID-19 record:

  • LB Noah Dawkins
  • CB Lamar Jackson
  • DT Tanzel Clever
  • WR Vyncint Smith

According to ESPN’s Abundant Cimini, the Jets activated particular groups ace Justin Hardee and wide receiver Jeff Smith off the Reserve/COVID-19 record.

Jaguars’ COVID-19 Lists

The adhering to players are at present on the Jaguars’ Reserve/COVID-19 record:

  • EDGE Josh Allen
  • iOL Ben Bartch
  • RB Travis Etienne Jr.
  • WR Laviska Shenault Jr.

The Jaguars positioned Allen, Bartch, and Shenault Jr. on the Reserve/COVID-19 record Friday. For every NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Allen (who sales opportunities the workforce with five.five sacks) is unvaccinated and ought to sit out for at the very least 10 times.

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