BY AMIE JUST | Staff writer
New Orleans Saints tight end Cole Wick has opted out of the upcoming 2020 season due to his asthma, a source confirmed to The Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate on Tuesday.
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero was the first to report the news, while Yahoo Sports' Eric Edholm was the first to report the reason behind Wick's opt out.
Wick is the first known Saints player to opt out of the 2020 season out of coronavirus concerns. Players have until Aug. 1 to opt out if they so choose. Players who elect to sit out the 2020 season can not opt back in at any point.
Because Wick is opting out due to...