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Cowboys news: Rico Dowdle out for the rest of the week after testing positive for COVID-19

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Dallas Cowboys RB Rico Dowdle tests positive for COVID-19 - SportsDay Staff, DMN

This is not the best news for a running back trying to make the 53-man roster.

Dallas Cowboys running back Rico Dowdle will be forced to miss the remainder of practice this week after testing positive for COVID-19, a person familiar with situation told The Dallas Morning News’ Michael Gehlken.

Dowdle is the latest player in the RB position room to contract the virus, joining rookie Aaron Shampklin. A minimum five-day quarantine is required for any positive test.

Protocol determined by team at this stage. If player has 24 hours of no symptoms after 5 days of quarantine/isolation, he can return for the Cowboys.

He will be required to mask for an additional 5 days after his return.

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