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Montez Sweat Tests Positive for COVID-19, Out vs. Cowboys

Washington Football Team defensive lineman Montez Sweat will miss Sunday's game against Dallas after testing positive for COVID-19, per ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Sweat has missed Washington's past four games with a fractured jaw. He is now next eligible to play in Week 15 when the Football Team faces Philadelphia. 

The next five weeks marks a crucial stretch for Ron Rivera's team. Washington enters Sunday's contest second in the NFC East at 6–6, currently slated as the No. 6 seed in the NFC. 

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Sweat, 25, was selected with the No. 26 pick in the 2019 NFL draft. He's tallied 20 career sacks in 40 games, adding six forced fumbles. Washington sported the NFL's No. 4 scoring defense in 2020 before falling to No. 24 this season. 

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