The Tampa Bay Buccaneers head in to week 17 of the NFL season looking to improve their playoff seeding. They’ll do so without two key players.
#Bucs LBs Devin White and Shaql Barrett have been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list and won't play Sunday vs. Atlanta. Could be out for the playoffs is there was a positive test.
— NFL Update (@MySportsUpdate) January 1, 2021
Devin White and Shaq Barrett will miss Sunday’s season finale against the Atlanta Falcons. Teams are not permitted to state if players on the Reserve/Covid-19 list tested positive or are in quarantine for coming in close contact with someone who has.
**Updated 5:17pm eastern**
Per Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero, Devin White trsted positive for Covid-19 and that Shaq Barrett was in close contact with him. This is good news for the Buccaneers and Barrett, bad news for Devin White.
Both are out for Sunday, but Barrett would be on track to return for the wild-card round if he keeps testing negative.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) January 1, 2021
This is a developing story, stay tuned to Bucsreport.com for further details.