Seven additional Raiders defenders added to COVID-19 list originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

The fallout from defensive end Clelin Ferrell’s positive COVID-19 test result was felt in a major way by the Raiders on Wednesday.

According to a person close the situation, several of Ferrell’s teammates on defense are headed to the COVID-19 reserve list as high-risk contacts.

As a result, the Raiders will practice this week without nine key members of their defense. The players will be eligible to play Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs should they continue to test negatively, though some will only be deemed eligible by Sunday, meaning practicing ahead of the key game will not be possible.

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By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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