Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett, who tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss his team's game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, said he will "be back soon" in an Instagram post on Friday.
"Not the news you want to hear but can't thank y'all enough for the love," Garrett wrote.
"This continues to affect us all in so many ways, but we'll get through it together. Be back soon, Dawg Pound."
Cleveland announced earlier Friday that one of its players had tested positive for the coronavirus:
The Browns then stated that Garrett, who is self-isolating, would go on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Garrett has posted an NFL-leading 9.5 sacks and four forced fumbles in nine games for the 6-3 Browns.