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Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar will be removed from the commissioner’s exempt list and allowed to return to the team for training camp after Broward County, Florida, prosecutors dropped charges against him related to an alleged armed robbery at a house party, per Gregg Bell of the News Tribune.
Bell clarified what the NFL‘s decision to reinstate Dunbar means for the cornerback moving forward this offseason amid the COVID-19 pandemic:
“Saturday’s reinstatement clears the way for Dunbar to go onto the 80-man preseason roster within the next couple days. He can then begin COVID-19 virus testing protocols in the parking lot outside the team facility on the day he reports, perhaps as soon as Sunday. He then will take another COVID test Monday and a third one Wednesday.
“If Dunbar passes all three of those tests he would be allowed into the team building for the first time since his trade from Washington this offseason, and presumably onto the field for conditioning workouts.”
Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Dunbar was not charged because of insufficient evidence. New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker, who was also connected with the alleged armed robbery, has been charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm.
This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.