Rypien was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Starting quarterback Drew Lock was also placed on the list, joining Jeff Driskel and practice squad member Blake Bortles. All of the quarterbacks were considered high-risk close contacts to an infected person. According to Mike Klis of 9News Denver, Royce Freeman is an option to play quarterback Sunday against the Saints, while the Broncos will need to get creative nonetheless.

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