Several players have expressed concern over getting vaccinated. Stricter protocols are meant to encourage more players to get vaccinated.
The NFL and NFL Players Association have updated COVID-19 protocols to loosen restrictions for fully vaccinated players and to encourage others to get the vaccine.
Unvaccinated players must continue to get daily testing, wear masks and practice physical distancing. They won’t be allowed to eat meals with teammates, can’t participate in media or marketing activities while traveling, aren’t permitted to use the sauna or steam room and may not leave the team hotel or interact with people outside the team while traveling.
Vaccinated players will not have any of those restrictions, according to a memo sent to teams on Wednesday that was obtained by The Associated Press.
According to a tweet from Albert Breer of the Monday Morning Quarterback, throughout training camps and the preseason, anyone unvaccinated who misses a day of testing will have to undergo a five-day "re-entry" …