By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Ravens have placed four players on the reserve/COVID-19 list ahead of Sunday’s away game against the Detroit Lions.

In a tweet Friday, the franchise announced nose tackle Brandon Williams, defensive tackle Justin Madubuike and linebackers Justin Houston and Jaylon Ferguson were placed on the list, which is reserved for players who have tested positive or had close contact with someone who has.

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The disclosure comes in the wake of multiple reports that there was at least one positive test among players on the team’s 53-man roster. The Athletic was first to report the positive test Friday morning, saying the team was performing contact tracing to identify cases of close contact.

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Citing anonymous sources, ESPN beat reporter Jamison Hensley later reported the affected player was Ferguson. WJZ has not independently verified that report.

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It’s unclear which or how many players tested positive. Typically, it’s up to players to self-identify after a positive test result.

CBS Baltimore Staff