NFL Doc Says Teams Are At Almost 93-Percent Vaccination With Players, 99-Percent With Staff Members

By Adam Roberts – 8/26/2021

The NFL Chief Medical Officer is saying almost 93-percent of NFL players are vaccinated against COVID-19.

Doctor Allen Sills called it a “remarkable number” and said “our NFL facilities are safest in our communities.” The doctor added 99-percent of NFL team staff members have gotten their coronavirus shots. Before training camp started, the rate of vaccination was 13 out of 32 teams in the league were above 85-percent.

Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers said at media availability today that he has been vaccinated, while also saying he respects the personal decision of his teammates on whether or not they are.