SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 19: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers reacts after a play against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Championship game at Levi's Stadium on January 19, 2020 in Santa Clara, California.
Players have reported to training camp and have been tested for the virus. The results are in from the tests and it is encouraging as 56 players only 2% of the active rosters tested positive. The deadline for a player to opt out is August 6th.
Score one for HBCUs as they get a commitment from 5-star senior Makur Maker. HBCUs have been at a disadvantage when it comes to recruiting top talent as they compete with bigger and well-connected white institutions. In 2020, many have been pushing for some of the top recruits to commit to an HBCU.
The NFL sent teams a memo letting them know that training camps will open on July 28th. Teams will begin planning for their players to arrive at their facility. While the teams plan for their players arrival, the players are still concerned about the lack of a completed plan for the return.