Packers' wide receiver Devin Funchess has become the first player on the team to opt-out of the 2020 NFL season.
He posted his statement on Instagram saying, "My closest family members have experienced the life-threatening impact of COVID-19 first hand and for their own and my own safety, I've decided to opt-out of the upcoming NFL season. This was not a decision I took lightly but it's what is best for my family and myself at this time."
Packers’ WR Devin Funchess shared on Instagram that he is opting out of the 2020 season. pic.twitter.com/eENMTOQItF— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 28, 2020
He is the first player on the team to come out publicly saying he will not play in the upcoming season.