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Washington rules out 7 members of the coaching staff vs the Eagles due to COVID-19

Coaching staff gets hit

Washington Football Team Off-Season Workout Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images

Washington continues to deal with COVID-19 issues as they get ready to travel to Philadelphia to face the Eagles tomorrow night. The team still has 16 players on their Reserve/COVID-19 list, and hopes to get more back in time to play. They will activate Matt Ioannidis today, but will also reportedly be placing Brandon Scherff on the reserve list.

Now the team has announce that 7 members of the coaching staff will miss tomorrow night's game. The big names are DL Coach Sam Mills, WRs Coach Drew Terrell, RBs Coach Randy Jordan, and DBs Coach Chris Harris. The other 3 are assistants, QC coaches, and interns. The big takeaway here is that Washington 3 coordinators and Head Coach Ron Rivera have not been ruled out yet.

Three games were rescheduled this week, and the NFL and NFLPA have already agreed on rules to deal with the Omicron variant that is quickly making its presence felt. Several more players across the league have been placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list today, but that could change soon as the testing isn't as stringent for vaccinated players. The goal now is to get through this game and get more players back for a short week for Washington's rematch with the Cowboys in Dallas.

Washington Football Team players on the Reserve/COVID-19 list

Offense (8)

QB: Taylor Heinicke, Kyle Allen

OT: Cornelius Lucas

C: Tyler Larsen

RG: Brandon Scherff

TE: Sammis Reyes, Temarrick Hemingway(PS)

RB: Wendell Smallwood(PS)

Defense (8)

DT: Tim Settle

DE: William Bradley-King(PS)

CB: Kendall Fuller, Troy Apke

S: Kam Curl, Darrick Forrest

LB: David Mayo, Milo Eifler

Washington Football Team activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list (10)

CB Darryl Roberts

C Keith Ismael

DT Jonathan Allen

DE Montez Sweat

DE James Smith-Williams

DE Casey Toohill

LB Khaleke Hudson(IR)

DE Daniel Wise

WR Cam Sims

DT Matt Ioannidis

Washington Football Team coaches ruled out of this week’s game due to COVID-19 protocols (7)

DL Coach Sam Mills

WR Coach Drew Terrell

RB Coach Randy Jordan

DB Coach Chris Harris

Assistant DB coach Brent Vieselmeyer

Defensive Quality Control Coach Vincent Rivera

Defensive Coaching Intern Christian Garcia