Browns close facility due to positive COVID-19 player test

A positive test result from a player led the Cleveland Browns to close the team facility in Berea, Ohio, on Friday.



“Earlier this morning, we were informed that a player’s test results have come back positive for COVID-19,” the team said in a statement. “Our facility is closed this morning while contact tracing is being conducted.”

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The identity of the player was not immediately revealed.

The Browns were on a bye last week and quarterback Baker Mayfield was placed on the reserve/COVID list. He was activated Wednesday.

Cleveland (5-3) is scheduled to host the Houston Texans (2-6) on Sunday.

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