Bears place Eddie Jackson on COVID-19 reserve list

Jackson was deemed a close contact to someone outside the Bears organization.
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By 670 The Score

(670 The Score) The Bears have placed safety Eddie Jackson on the COVID-19 reserve list, the team announced Monday afternoon. He was deemed a close contact to an individual outside the organization who tested positive.

The Bears returned to practice Monday following their bye week. The team had last convened early last week following its loss to the Vikings on Nov. 16 at Soldier Field.

Jackson has played in all 10 games this season, recording 58 tackles. Chicago plays at Green Bay on Sunday night.

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