Several Cowboys, Texans Players Including RB Ezekiel Elliott Test Positive for Coronavirus

FILE – Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) celebrates a first down in the first half of a game against the Tennessee Titans at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.(Shaban Athuman / Staff Photographer)

Several members of the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

The exact number of players from each team is unknown. The identity of most of the players is unknown, but Ezekiel Elliott’s agent confirmed to Rapoport that the Cowboys running back has tested positive for COVID-19.

Due to privacy laws, the Cowboys were not able to comment on Elliott’s diagnosis or name the other players who had tested positive.

“Due to federal and local privacy laws, we are unable to provide information regarding the personal health of any of our employees,” the team said in a statement. “We are following all CDC, local and NFL guidelines to keep our facilities safe, including limiting employee access.”

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SOURCE: Yahoo Sports