Falcons place Austin Edwards on reserve/COVID-19 list

<p>Atlanta Falcons flag crew celebate after a touchdown during the NFL game between the New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons on January 01, 2017, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga. The falcons defeat the Saints 38-32.</p>

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<p>Atlanta Falcons flag crew celebate after a touchdown during the NFL game between the New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons on January 01, 2017, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga. The falcons defeat the Saints 38-32.</p>

Rookie defensive end Austin Edwards was placed on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday.

Clubs are not permitted to comment on a player’s medical status other than referring to roster status. Clubs may not disclose whether the player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID-19.

Edwards, who played at Ferris State, was signed as an undrafted rookie. He’s spent most of the season on the practice squad and has played in one game.