Report: Pats place three players on Reserve/COVID-19 list

Report: Pats place three players on Reserve/COVID-19 list
The Gillette Stadium logo stands above an empty field at the stadium that is home to the New England Patriots football team, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) (Steven Senne)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots are reportedly placing three more players on the Reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, according to a tweet from ESPN’s Field Yates.

Those three players are RB Sony Michel, G Shaq Mason and DE Derek Rivers.

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On Friday, New England had their fifth player test positive for COVID-19 this season, as C James Ferentz was also placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list a day ago.

The team is scheduled to host the Denver Broncos at Gillette Stadium Sunday at 1 p.m. There has been no word yet on the status of that game.

Earlier on Saturday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Broncos' RB coach Curtis Modkins would not make the trip following his positive COVID-19 test.

This story is developing and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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