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Springs placed on reserve/COVID-19 list

Defensive back Arrion Springs was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the team on Monday.

Springs, who was signed by the Steelers in April, was drafted by the Tampa Bay Vipers in the XFL and later traded to the Los Angeles Wildcats. He originally signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted rookie free agent following the 2018 NFL Draft and has spent time on the practice squads of the Chiefs, Browns, Saints, Raiders and Chargers. Springs played college football at Oregon where he had 137 career tackles, 44 pass defenses, two sacks and two interceptions.   

About the reserve/COVID-19 list: The NFL created the reserve/COVID-19 list for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person(s). If a player falls into either of these categories, their club is required to immediately place the player on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Per agreed upon NFL-NFLPA policy, clubs are not permitted to comment on player's medical status other than referring to roster status. Clubs may not disclose whether player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID 19.

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