Strong Chance Alvin Kamara Could Miss Saints First Playoff Game Due To Positive COVID Test

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A confirmed positive COVID-19 test for New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara means he will be out of action for at least 10 days, and that includes the final week of the regular season and quite possibly the first leg of the upcoming NFL Wild-Card Round.

If NO has to play in one of the Wild Card games on Saturday, January 9, Kamara can’t participate.

Per NFL rules, the soonest Kamara can return is January 10th and that’s only if he continues to remain asymptomatic while experiencing no symptoms. He would also need to test negative for several consecutive days before earning medical clearance.

This season, Kamara has 932 yards rushing and 16 touchdowns to go with 83 catches for 756 yards and another five touchdowns.