Dolphins put Wilkins, Van Noy on COVID-19 list

5:02 PM ET

DAVIE, Fla. — The Miami Dolphins have placed three players — defensive tackle Christian Wilkins, linebacker Kyle Van Noy and practice squad receiver Matt Cole — on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

This places all three players’ status for Sunday vs. the Los Angeles Chargers in doubt.

If the players have either tested positive for COVID-19 or are considered high-risk close contacts to someone who has tested positive, then they will have to isolate for at least five days — meaning they wouldn’t be eligible to play Sunday or return to the team until next week at the earliest.

Clubs are not allowed to disclose which category a player falls in. There are other situations that could land a player on the list for a shorter stay than five days, including a false positive or certain contact tracing circumstances.

For example, Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list last week after being deemed a close contact to athletic trainer Rick Burkholder, who tested positive. But Jones had only a one-day stay and played in last Sunday’s game.

Wilkins and Van Noy, both of whom played in last Sunday’s win over the Arizona

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