Here is an entire record of NFL gamers opting out of the 2020 season

The NFL and the NFL Gamers Affiliation on July 24 reached an settlement on opt-out rules for gamers who do not wish to take part within the 2020 season amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

And just a few hours handed after the settlement was reached earlier than the first NFL player introduced he would choose out of the 2020 season.

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That the primary NFL participant to choose out of his 2020 contract doubles as a medical physician might be telling. Mentioned Chiefs guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif in his announcement: “Being on the entrance line throughout this offseason has given me a unique perspective on this pandemic and the stress it places on people and our healthcare system. I can’t enable myself to doubtlessly transmit the virus to our communities merely to play the game I like. If I’m to take dangers, I’ll do it caring for sufferers.”

The NFL season opt-out guidelines are easy. Anyone is free to resolve to not play in 2020, and per a number of experiences, the contracts for all gamers who choose out will toll to 2021.

NFL gamers who choose out for 2020 additionally will obtain wage advances. Those that choose out for medical causes as a result of they’re at excessive threat relating to COVID-19 will obtain $350,000 for the season, and people who choose out voluntarily will obtain $150,000 for the season. (Undrafted rookies who choose out voluntarily usually are not eligible to earn the $150,000 stipend.)

So Duvernay-Tardif, for instance, will get the $150,000 wage advance since he opted out voluntarily, and his 2020 contract will toll to 2021. He was scheduled to earn $2.75 million this season, so he’ll earn that (minus the $150,000) subsequent yr.

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July 28 marked the most recent coaching camp reporting date for all veteran gamers, and camps this yr will characteristic a longer-than-normal acclimation interval earlier than totally padded practices start Aug. 17. The 2020 NFL preseason was canceled, however the common season continues to be scheduled to start Thursday, Sept. 10 when the Chiefs host the Texans.

NFL gamers reportedly have until Monday, Aug. 3 to resolve whether or not to choose out of the 2020 season and earn the stipends/contract tolling. Beneath is the whole, team-by-team record of gamers who’ve determined to do exactly that.

NFL gamers opting out of 2020 season

(The next record is compiled from numerous media experiences.)

Arizona Cardinals

Atlanta Falcons

Baltimore Ravens

  • Andre Smith, OT
  • De’Anthony Thomas, WR

Buffalo Payments

Carolina Panthers

Cincinnati Bengals

Chicago Bears

Cleveland Browns

Dallas Cowboys

  • Stephen Guidry, WR
  • Maurice Canady, CB

Denver Broncos

Detroit Lions

Inexperienced Bay Packers

Houston Texans

Indianapolis Colts

Kansas Metropolis Chiefs

  • Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, G

Las Vegas Raiders

Los Angeles Chargers

Los Angeles Rams

Jacksonville Jaguars

Miami Dolphins

Minnesota Vikings

New England Patriots

  • Patrick Chung, S
  • Dont’a Hightower, LB
  • Brandon Bolden, RB
  • Marcus Cannon, OT
  • Danny Vitale, FB
  • Najee Toran, OL

New Orleans Saints

  • Cole Wick, TE
  • Anthony McKinney, OL

New York Giants

New York Jets

Philadelphia Eagles

San Francisco 49ers

Seattle Seahawks

Pittsburgh Steelers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tennessee Titans

Washington Soccer Group