Trent Williams, Brandon Aiyuk Back On 49ers’ Reserve/COVID-19 List

The 49ers have now placed seven players on their reserve/COVID-19 list this week. Two of those — Trent Williams and Brandon Aiyuk — are on the list for a second time.

Williams, Aiyuk and tight end Daniel Helm landed on San Francisco’s coronavirus list Friday. They join Arik Armstead, Javon Kinlaw, center Hroniss Grasu and linebacker Joe Walker.

Aiyuk and Williams each missed San Francisco’s Week 9 game against Green Bay but returned for the team’s trip to New Orleans last week. The 49ers are on a bye this week, but their COVID situation certainly warrants monitoring.

Players who come in contact with a person who has tested positive for the virus land on reserve/COVID-19 lists. They must isolate for five days. Friday’s news does not mandate Aiyuk or Williams miss the 49ers’ Week 12 contest, against the Rams, but they would be in line to miss that game if they tested positive. It is not yet known if that is the case. But with seven players on the COVID list, the 49ers do have a bit of an issue during their week off.

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5 comments on “Trent Williams, Brandon Aiyuk Back On 49ers’ Reserve/COVID-19 List

  1. xxtremecubsguy89

    Why did I get alerted of this being Bears related? It’s not…

    • Sheep8

      Does it really matter?

      The answer is no.

      But since that answer would probably not suffice, I would assume Hroniss Grasu set
      off the alert.

      • xxtremecubsguy89

        Not saying it mattered. I was just asking a legitimate question. Dick.

        • tedtheodorelogan

          Don’t mind him, Mike Ditka banged his mom in 1986. He is still bitter about it.

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