MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Left tackle Austin Jackson was activated by the Miami Dolphins from the COVID-19 reserve list Saturday, making him eligible to play in the team’s opener at New England.
The Dolphins said a final determination on Jackson’s playing status will be made before Sunday’s game. He was traveling to New England separately from the rest of the team.READ MORE: New Daily Virus Cases In Florida Lowest Since July
Jackson was listed on the depth chart entering the week as the team’s starter at left tackle. He did not practice this week after being placed on the list Monday. He needed to return two negative COVID-19 tests in a 24-hour span before being removed from the list.READ MORE: Spacex's 1st Tourists Homeward Bound After 3 Days In Orbit
Tight end Adam Shaheen was not activated, meaning he will miss the game. Shaheen is unvaccinated and is also on the COVID-19 list for the second time this season.MORE NEWS: Report: Miami-Dade School District Misused $6M For Driver’s Ed Programs
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