Unfortunately, COVID is still something that every NFL team will have to worry about for the 2022 season. Even though all protocols have been dropped, testing is voluntary, and vaccinated and unvaccinated players are treated the same around the facility, players around the NFL are still getting COVID which sidelines them for 5 days.
Colts Pro Bowl Center Ryan Kelly was the first member of the team to feel symptoms, get tested, be positive, and now has to miss the Colts final preseason game vs the Buccaneers.
Ryan Kelly tests positive for COVID-19. https://t.co/o0vUzGFKXh
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 24, 2022
CBS4/Fox59 Colts Reporter Mike Chappell joined The Fan Afternoon Host JMV to talk about how COVID may still effect how Chris Ballard and Frank Reich manage the team for 2022. With Danny Pinter starting at center to fill Kelly’s spot, who takes over left guard? Is the rookie LT Bernhard Rainmann on Matt Pryor’s heels to start? Mike and JMV discuss all that and more in their conversation below!