NFL Rumors: ‘Elite-Level’ Player Considering Opting Out Of 2020 Season

Don’t be surprised if NFL players, like players from Major League Baseball, the NBA and other sports leagues, opt of the 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns.

With the new NFL season still two months away, there hasn’t been much in the way of news relating to how the global pandemic will impact the 2020 campaign. All we know is there will be little-to-no fans in the stands, and that at least a couple preseason games will get axed.

But that soon could change, and in a big way.

Check out this report from Yahoo! Sports’ Charles Robinson, who claims a star player is among those considering opting out of the season:

So, who could the player be? Let the speculation begin.

Currently, the NFL plans to proceed with training camp and the 2020 season as scheduled. However, with COVID-19 cases surging across the United States, it remains fair to question whether the league’s optimism is justified.

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