As the sports world now is underway despite the coronavirus pandemic, the NFL is next up. There will be questions and concerns aplenty, too.
Before training camp even begins, several players already have decided to opt out of the 2020 NFL season due to health concerns. That list is bound to grow as well.
Here is who will not be suiting up this season as the virus continues to run rampant.
Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, OG, Kansas City Chiefs
Duvernay-Tardif, who has a medical degree from and has been working as an orderly at a long-term care facility in his hometown of Montreal, Quebec during the pandemic, became the first player to opt out of the 2020 season. The Chiefs' starting offensive guard tweeted his reasoning on July 24.
De'Anthony Thomas, WR/KR, Baltimore Ravens
Return specialist De'Anthony Thomas voluntarily opted out of the season, the Ravens announced Monday.
Chance Warmack, OG, Seattle Seahawks
NFL Media's Mike Garafolo reported Monday that Warmack has opted out of the season. Warmack, who signed with the Seahawks this spring, also sat out last season
Maurice Canady, CB, Dallas Cowboys
Garafolo also reported Monday that Canady is opting out of the season as well.
Marcus Cannon, OL, New England Patriots
Cannon, who battled non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 2011, will not play in 2020.
Danny Vitale, FB, New England Patriots
Vitale and his wife recently had a baby, so the fullback will not be participating in the 2020 season.
Dont'a Hightower, LB, New England Patriots
Hightower, who has a two-week-old son, is choosing to protect his family's safety.
Brandon Bolden, RB, New England Patriots
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Tuesday that Bolden is one of five Patriots to opt-out of the season.
Patrick Chung, S, New England Patriots
Add another Patriot to the list.
Najee Toran, OL, New England Patriots
Make that six Patriots.
Marquise Goodwin, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
The former 49ers receiver announced he will not play this season after the birth of his daughter in February.
Andre Smith, OL, Baltimore Ravens
The Ravens announced Smith joined his teammate, De'Anthony Thomas, in opting out this year.
Star Lotulelei, DT, Buffalo Bills
The Bills announced former first-round draft pick Star Lotulelei has opted out.
Stephen Guidry, WR, Dallas Cowboys
The Cowboys annoinced undrafted rookie Stephen Guidry has opted out.
Devin Funchess, WR, Green Bay Packers
Funchess announced on Instagram that he has opted out of the season.
Eddie Vanderdoes, DT, Houston Texans
The former Raiders defensive lineman will not play in 2020.
Cole Wick, TE, New Orleans Saints
The veteran tight end will not play this season, according to NFL Media's Tom Pelissero.
Michael Pierce, DT, Minnesota Vikings
Pierce, who signed a three-year, $27 million contract this offseson, is high-risk and has opted out.
Nate Solder, LT, New York Giants
Solder opted out of the season, citing family's health concerns.
Damien Williams, RB, Kansas City Chiefs
The star of Super Bowl LIV has opted out of the season, the Chiefs announced.
Chandler Brewer, C, Los Angeles Rams
Brewer played seven games with the Rams after signing as an undrafted free agent last summer.
“With my history with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, I am at high risk and will opt out of playing in the NFL this season,” Brewer said in a statement posted to the team’s website. “I would like to thank the Rams for their support and I look forward to getting back on the field in 2021 and beyond."
Marquise Lee, WR, New England Patriots
The USC product became a father for the first time in February, and cited his newborn daughter as a major factor in his decision.
"This is a big sit-down process I had, with me and my significant other, as far as family goes. The risk factor in which we believe that's going out there, it just wasn't worth it in a sense. Just too many unknowns," Lee told ESPN.com.
C.J. Mosley, LB, New York Jets
The four-time Pro Bowl linebacker is citing family health concerns as his reason for opting out, ESPN's Rich Cimini reported Saturday.
E.J. Gaines, CB, Buffalo Bills
Bills general manager Brandon Beane says the cornerback will sit out the 2020 season.
Matt LaCosse, TE, New England Patriots
Matt LaCosse is the eighth Patriot to opt out of the season.
Da'Mari Scott, WR, New York Giants
The Giants were informed by Scott that he is opting out of the 2020 season.
Geronimo Allison, WR, Detroit Lions
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Sunday, citing a source, that Allison has decided to opt out of the season.
D.J. Killings, CB and Jeremiah Valoaga, DE, Las Vegas Raiders
The Raiders announced Monday that Killings and Valoaga opted out of the season.
Travis Benjamin, WR, San Francisco 49ers
A day after general manager John Lynch said he didn't expect any 49ers to opt out of the season, Benjamin announced on Twitter that he was doing just that.
Shon Coleman, OL and Jake Brendel, OL, San Francisco 49ers
Ukeme Eligwe, LB, Las Vegas Raiders
Anthony McKinney, OL, Tennessee Titans
Allen Hurns, WR and Albert Wilson, WR, Miami Dolphins
Lerentee McCray, EDGE and Rashaan Melvin, CB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Christian Miller, LB Carolina Panthers
Colby Gossett, OL, Cleveland Browns
Brad Seaton, OT, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Caleb Brantley, DE, Washington Football Team
Jordan Mack, LB Carolina Panthers
Eddie Goldman, DT and Jordan Lucas, S, Chicago Bears
Josh Tupou, DT and Isaiah Prince, OT, Cincinnati Bengals
Drew Forbes, G, Drake Dorbeck, T, Andrew Billings, DT, and Malcolm Pridgeon, G, Cleveland Browns
Jamize Olawale, FB, Dallas Cowboys
Kyle Peko, DT and Ja'Wuan James, RT, Denver Broncos
John Atkins, DT and Russell Bodine, C, Detroit Lions
Skai Moore, LB, Rolan Milligan, DB and Marvell Tell, DB, Indianapolis Colts
Al Woods, DT Jacksonville Jaguars
Lucas Niang, OT, Kansas City Chiefs
Jason Vander Laan, TE, New Orleans Saints
Sam Beal, CB, New York Giants
Leo Koloamatangi, OL and Josh Doctson, WR, New York Jets
Josh Harvey-Clemons, LB, Washington Football Team
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