Browns’ Garrett out with illness
CLEVELAND— NFL sacks leader Myles Garrett remained isolated from his teammates for the second straight day, but the Browns expect him to return Friday and play this weekend against Philadelphia.
Garrett, who has 9 1/2 sacks, has stayed at home the past two days after not feeling well. As long as his next COVID-19 test comes back negative, the standout defensive end will be allowed back at the team’s facility and to practice.
The Browns (6-3) are also without starting right tackle Jack Conklin and kicker Cody Parkey as they get ready to play the Eagles (3-5-1). Both were placed on the COVID list on Wednesday after they were identified as high risk for having close contact with an outside practitioner who tested positive.
Jaguars’ Henderson placed on IR
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars placed rookie cornerback CJ Henderson on injured reserve with a groin injury, creating a huge hole in their secondary days before hosting unbeaten Pittsburgh.
The Jaguars (1-8), who have lost eight in a row, could get nickel cornerback D. J. Hayden back
against the Steelers (9-0).
Henderson is required to be on IR for a minimum of three games, meaning the earliest he could return would be Dec. 13 against Tennessee.
Scott, Super Bowl VII MVPforMiami, dies
MIAMI— Jake Scott, the star safety who was the most valuable player in the Super Bowl that completed the Miami Dolphins’ 1972 perfect season,
died Thursday in Atlanta. He was 75.
Scott died after a fall that left him in a coma, former teammate Dick Anderson said.
Scott played in three consecutive Super Bowls, won back-to-back championship rings and made the Pro Bowl five years in a row withMiami. He had two interceptions, including a 55yard return from the end zone, against Billy Kilmer and the Washington Redskins as the ’72 Dolphins won 14-7 to finish 17-0.
Scott played with the Dolphins from 1970 to 1976 and remains their career leader in interceptions and punt return yardage. He also started for the Redskins in 197678 and finished with 49 career interceptions.
Seahawks: The home stadium for the Seattle Seahawks has been renamed Lumen Field.
The Seahawks made the announcement Thursday ahead of their game against the Arizona Cardinals.
Seattle was without running back Chris Carson and Travis Homer for Thursday night’s game. Wide receiver Tyler Lockett did play after being listed as questionable with a knee injury.
Bears: Chicago placed punt returner Dwayne Harris on injured reserve because of a triceps injury.
Harris has appeared in three games, averaging 8.1 yards on 10 punt returns. He was injured in Chicago’s loss to Minnesota on Monday night.
Eagles: Philadelphia placed wide receiver J. J. Arcega-Whiteside, running back Corey Clement and defensive end Vinny Curry on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Receiver Deontay Burnett was put on the practice squad COVID-19 list.