Packers WR Devin Funchess becomes first on team to opt-out of 2020 season

Devin Funchess
Posted at 5:04 PM, Jul 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-29 09:39:01-04

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."

He is the first player on the team to come out publicly saying he will not play in the upcoming season.

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