Bills place four players on the Reserve/COVID-19 list; four players elevated from practice squad

Dawson Knox (88). Buffalo Bills vs New York Jets, September 13, 2020 at Bills Stadium. Photo by Bill Wippert

The Bills were informed this morning that TE Dawson Knox has tested positive for COVID-19. Knox was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Per NFL contact tracing protocols, three other players – TE Lee Smith, TE Tommy Sweeney (currently on PUP list), and practice squad TE Nate Becker – have been defined to have been in close contact with Knox and were also placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list and will miss Sunday's game.

The Bills have elevated the following players from the practice squad for Sunday's game with the Jets:

WR Duke Williams, OL Jordan Devey (pronounced like heavy), LB Andre Smith and CB Dane Jackson.

In addition, LB Tyrel Dodson was placed on the Injured Reserve list (hamstring).

The team will continue preparations for Sunday's game and will travel as scheduled this afternoon.

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