Washington places Jon Allen, 3 others on the COVID-19 list; staffer positive for Omicron variant

The Washington Football Team placed four players on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday as a result of positive tests.

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Washington Football Team logo adorns the seats during the game between the Washington Football Team and the Philadelphia Eagles on September 13, 2020 at FedEx Field in Landover, MD. (Photo by Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The team said DT Jonathan Allen and LB David Mayo as well as practice squad players DE William Bradley-King and TE Temarrick Hemingway were added to the list.

According to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, a Tier 3 staffer with the team also tested positive for the COVID-19 Omicron variant -- the first known case of the variant in the league.

In total, 36 NFL Players – 25 on active rosters and 11 on practice squads – were placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list.