Packers activate RB A.J. Dillon from COVID-19 reserve list


Green Bay Packers running back AJ Dillon (28) during player warmups before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson)

(WFRV) – The Packers activated A.J. Dillon from the COVID-19 reserve list on Thursday as the running back practiced for the first time in over a month.

Dillon reportedly tested positive for the virus following the Packers home game against Minnesota on November 1st. Making him the first positive test within the franchise during the regular season.

Two other players were put on the COVID-19 reserve list as high risk close contacts a day later, and removed following Green Bay’s trip to play the 49ers.

The Packers drafted Dillon in the second round of this year’s draft out of Boston College. Dillon has appeared in seven games, and has a total of 97 yards on 23 carries.

Green Bay no longer has any players on the COVID-19 reserve list.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Coronavirus News

More Coronavirus

Trending Stories

Your Local Election HQ

More Election

Local Sports

Phoenix complete sweep of Purdue Fort Wayne

Freedom boys take control of NEC top spot, Seymour stays in Bay race

Green Bay Nation: NFC Championship Picks

Green Bay Nation: NFC Championship Challenge or No Challenge

Green Bay Nation: NFC Championship Top 5 Tweets

Green Bay Nation: Running the rock, Packers pass rush, and winter