Jackson says he didn’t get it at protest
Jackson said he does not believe that he contracted the coronavirus while attending a protest. Jackson joined linebacker Von Miller and quarterback Drew Lock among several other teammates at a Denver protest on June 6 in the aftermath of the George Floyd homicide.
He believes he contracted the virus last weekend.
“It definitely wasn’t from the march,” Jackson told 9 News’ Mike Klis.
With protests happening in cities nationwide in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, concerns persist that the large gatherings will exacerbate the outbreak.
2nd Bronco to test positive
Jackson says he’ll self-quarantine for two weeks. He’s the second Broncos player to have confirmed testing positive.
Thank you to everyone for the well wishes🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/icCYi67l4Q— Kareem Jackson (@ReemBoi25) June 19, 2020
Miller tested positive in April as one of the first confirmed cases among NFL players. Miller said that he experienced some scary moments but is fine after undergoing his own period of quarantine.
No other Broncos players have confirmed testing positive after attending the Denver rally.
Jackson, 32, is approaching his second season with the Broncos after nine seasons with the Houston Texans.
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