CHARLOTTE — The Panthers on Tuesday placed offensive lineman Chris Reed on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Reed is Carolina’s second player to be placed on the list, joining defensive back Derrek Thomas , who was added Sunday.
“It’s a virus. It’s in the air,” head coach Matt Rhule said late Tuesday afternoon. “It’s infected hundreds of thousands of people. I think we’ve realized all along we would have to put people on the COVID list.”
The Panthers were scheduled to start Tuesday’s practice at 11:50 but delayed that about three hours to do additional rapid results testing.
“At the point-of-care testing, that gives you the results in approximately 20 minutes,” Rhule said. “We did our normal testing this morning as we got here and just kind of listened to our doctors and trainers and went out and did a second round of