Jan 3, 2021; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Demarcus Robinson (11) runs the ball against Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Tevaughn Campbell (37) during the second half at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

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Report: Haircuts land two Chiefs on reserve/COVID-19 list

It’s possible that COVID-19 will impact Super Bowl LV.

Kansas City Chiefs backup center Daniel Kilgore and wide receiver Demarcus Robinson were placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday after being named close contacts with a team barber, according to an NFL Network report.

Kilgore and Robinson will be eligible to play Sunday, however, if they continue to return negative tests.

According to the report, the barber was in the process of cutting Kilgore’s hair when the Chiefs received results of his positive test.

He had tested negative for COVID-19 five consecutive times before a rapid test produced a positive test Monday.

The barber was immediately removed following the positive result, but not before he alerted officials that he cut Robinson’s hair the previous day.

Kilgore is unlikely to play Sunday behind starting center Austin Reiter even if he is cleared.

Robinson is the team’s fourth-leading receiver, grabbing 45 receptions for 466 yards and three touchdowns during the regular season.

The wideout is confident that he will continue to test negative and play on Sunday.

“All my tests have been negative,” Robinson said. “I’ll see y’all at the Super Bowl.”

At this time, no other Chiefs have been deemed close contacts.

–Field Level Media

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