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The Cardinals are now among the teams at 90+% vaccinated

The team had been in the lower third tier in the league when it came to players who had been fully vaccinated.

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The Arizona Cardinals are now among the teams at 90+% vaccinated, this according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

This information comes on the heels of star receiver DeAndre Hopkins’ public frustration with the NFL’s new COVID policy.

Regardless of how you feel about the vaccine, this scenario could have massive ramifications for teams with low vaccination rates.

Prior to Rapoport’s announcement, the Cardinals had been in the lower third tier in the league when it came to players who had been fully vaccinated.

Then there was the following quote from head coach Kliff Kingbury on Monday:

Then came this news out of camp yesterday:

We still do not know if DeAndre Hopkins is among the few who remain unvaccinated for the Cardinals. What do we know is this information reduces the chances of the team potentially having to forfeit a game this fall.