Drew Lock, former Mizzou QB, tests positive for COVID-19, will miss preseason bout with Chicago, per report
Drew Lock will miss the Seattle Seahawks’ Thursday night feud with the Chicago Bears after testing positive for Covid-19 Tuesday evening.
Thursday night’s game is set to air of ESPN at 8 p.m. and was to be Lock’s 1st start with the Seahawks. Before the news, broken by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Seahawks were 5.5 points favorites.
Seahawks’ QB Drew Lock has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Thursday’s game vs. the Chicago Bears on ESPN.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 17, 2022
Lock had a strong start to his Seahawks career against the Steelers last week. The former Mizzou standout completed 11-of-15 passes for 102 yards and 2 touchdowns in the second half of Seattle’s 32-25 loss to Pittsburgh.
The Seahawks brought Lock in as a potential answer to Russell Wilson’s departure to the Broncos, Lock’s former squad. He threw for 4,740 yards, 25 touchdowns and 20 interceptions across his 3 years in Denver.