John Kelly, one other Browns working again, was positioned on the reserve/Covid-19 checklist on Monday.
The Browns confirmed to CNN that as a consequence of latest optimistic Covid instances, the crew is within the NFL’s enhanced protocols. Meaning digital conferences, masks within the constructing and elevated testing.
If Chubb is to overlook out, it will be a large blow for the run-heavy Cleveland crew, as he has developed into an important cog of the crew’s offense.
In Cleveland’s Week 9 domination of division rivals the Cincinnati Bengals, Chubb rushed for 137 yards and two touchdowns on simply 14 carries.
This season, Chubb has rushed for 721 yards, regardless of lacking two video games. In his three full seasons within the NFL, he has handed the 1,000-yard dashing mark on two events, solely narrowly lacking out on the achievement in his rookie season by 4 yards.
Johnson has proven he can carry the Browns offense in Chubb’s absence although. In Week 7, the 25-year-old rushed for 146 yards and a landing in what was his first NFL begin, serving to the Browns to a 17-14 victory over the Denver Broncos.