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30 players have opted out of the 2020 NFL season so far

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With NFL training camps getting ready to get going, the talk around the league is about who is deciding to not play in 2020.

At this writing on Friday morning, a total of 30 other NFL players from 20 franchises have informed their teams they will take a pass on 2020.

Chicago Bears

  • DT Eddie Goldman

Buffalo Bills

  • DL Star Lotulelei

Denver Broncos

  • DL Kyle Peko

Cleveland Browns

  • OT Drake Dorbeck
  • OG Drew Forbes

Dallas Cowboys

  • WR Stephen Guidry
  • CB Maurice Canady

Philadelphia Eagles

  • WR Marquise Goodwin

Washington Football Team

  • DE Caleb Brantley

New York Giants

  • OT Nate Solder

New York Jets

  • OL Leo Koloamatangi

Detroit Lions

  • DL John Atkins

Green Bay Packers

  • WR Devin Funchess

Carolina Panthers

  • LB Jordan Mack

New England Patriots

  • S Patrick Chung
  • LB Dont’a Hightower
  • OT Marcus Cannon
  • RB Brandon Bolden
  • FB Danny Vitale
  • OL Najee Toran

Baltimore Ravens

  • OT Andre Smith
  • WR De’Anthony Thomas

Kansas City Chiefs

  • Laurent Duvernay-Tardif
  • Damien Williams

New Orleans Saints

  • TE Cole Wick
  • TE Jason Vander Laan

Seattle Seahawks

  • OG Chance Warmack

Houston Texans

  • DL Eddie Vanderdoes

Tennessee Titans

  • OT Anthony McKinney

Minnesota Vikings

  • DL Michael Pierce

So far, 12 teams haven’t yet had a player elect to sit: San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Chargers, Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, Atlanta Falcons, Jacksonville Jaguars, Las Vegas Raiders, Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers and your Arizona Cardinals.

The modified Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) gives players a seven-day window to opt out, but that window will not open until the NFL and NFLPA have agreed on the new provisions, which hasn’t happened yet.