New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara joins follow remotely forward of potential return, supply says

As he awaits clearance to rejoin the workforce after testing constructive for COVID-19 final week, New Orleans Saints operating again Alvin Kamara is collaborating in dwell practices remotely this week, a supply instructed ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The supply mentioned that Kamara has a dwell video decoder at his residence to look at follow and might hear coach Sean Payton, who has a microphone to information Kamara performs.

That is permitting Kamara to look at the Saints as they implement their recreation plan for Sunday’s recreation towards the Chicago Bears and mentally undergo his assignments.

The Saints nonetheless are hopeful Kamara will be capable of play towards the Bears following his constructive check Friday for COVID-19. Sunday could be the primary day that Kamara could possibly be eligible to return from the reserve/COVID-19 checklist if he passes the entire league’s coronavirus protocols all through the week.

Requested Monday if Kamara may play towards the Bears, coach Sean Payton answered, “We’ll see.”

Kamara led the Saints in dashing and receiving yards throughout the common season, posting 932 dashing yards and 756 receiving yards with 21 complete touchdowns.

The Saints additionally acquired operating backs Latavius Murray and Dwayne Washington and fullback Michael Burton off the reserve/COVID-19 checklist this week after they have been dominated out for Week 17 as high-risk shut contacts of Kamara.

Info from ESPN’s Mike Triplett was used on this report.

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