Justin Layne latest Steelers player placed on Reserve/COVID List

Justin Layne latest Steelers player placed on Reserve/COVID List

Second-year cornerback Justin Layne became the second Steelers player placed on the Reserve/COVID List Wednesday as the Steelers continued testing following their report to training camp at Heinz Field Tuesday.

Layne, a third-round draft pick in 2019, appeared in 10 games as a rookie, mostly on special teams, recording three tackles.

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Layne joins first-year defensive back Arrion Springs on the Reserve/COVID List. Springs, who was signed in April after competing in the XFL, was placed on the list Monday.

The Reserve/COVID List is a new designation for the NFL this season. Players who test positive for coronavirus or who have been in close contact with someone who has done so must be placed on the list.

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