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Offline welch

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Yet another bit of news from the WTF:

With training camp less than two weeks away, the Washington Football Team’s player vaccination rate for the coronavirus remains below 50 percent, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed.

The Associated Press, which first reported the news, also said that roughly 70 percent of all NFL players are vaccinated and that Washington is one of only four teams, along with the Arizona Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts and Los Angeles Chargers, with less than half of the roster inoculated.

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The lagging vaccination rate indicates that few, if any, Washington players have received a vaccine since June, when Coach Ron Rivera said the rate of players was “nearing 50 percent” but all coaches and football employees were vaccinated.

“The big thing is we’ve got to be able to facilitate the opportunity for these guys to understand,” Rivera told reporters at the time. “There’s a lot of messaging that’s out there. They get it on Twitter, and some of it is good, some of it is bad. I’m not sure if these guys watch the news as much as I do and try to gather enough information, but we are really trying to help them because if we can get to that herd immunity we can really cut it loose and really be able to spend time with each other.”