Broncos offensive lineman tests positive for COVID-19

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The Denver Broncos and the Tennessee Titans take the field in an empty stadium, Sept. 14, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER — A Denver Broncos offensive lineman has tested positive for COVID-19, FOX21 affiliate KDVR reports.

Broncos starting right guard Graham Glasgow tested positive for the virus.

This leaves both the Broncos and the Los Angeles Chargers without one starter for this Sunday’s game.

The Broncos said in a statement Friday that the player who tested positive is at home in self-isolation. Two other players who were determined to be close contacts are also isolating.

“As a precaution, we have made the decision to postpone today’s practice and conduct virtual meetings in preparation for Sunday’s game against the Chargers,” the Broncos said. “The team is scheduled to return to UCHealth Training Center for practice tomorrow.”

Earlier this week, Broncos OL coach Mike Munchak missed practice due to COVID-19 protocol. It is unclear whether or not Munchak tested positive for the coronavirus.

Broncos offensive linemen were spotted wearing masks under their helmets during practice on Wednesday.

The Broncos are scheduled to play the Chargers on Sunday at 2:05 p.m. Both teams have a 2-4 record on the season.

The Chargers announced Thursday morning that an unnamed player had tested positive on Wednesday and was quarantining. ESPN’s Adam Schefter identified the player as offensive lineman Ryan Groy.

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