Minnesota Vikings Player Dakota Dozier Hospitalized With COVID-19 Issues

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Minnesota offensive lineman Dakota Dozier is in the hospital because of COVID-19.

According to ESPN’s Courtney Cronin, Dozier was hospitalized Tuesday night because of breathing issues after getting COVID-19. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Dozier, who is vaccinated, is currently stable and remains in the hospital.

ESPN further reported that head coach Mike Zimmer was asked if Dozier’s issues were related to a vaccine booster or the virus itself, and he responded with, “No, it was COVID. I’m not a doctor, but it was COVID pneumonia or something — he had a hard time breathing.”

Obviously this is a very serious situation, and we’re all hoping that Dozier is out of the hospital as quickly as possible.

The last thing you want to see is someone hospitalized.

This is also an unfortunate reminder that we’re not out of the woods just yet when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic.

We’ve made an incredible amount of progress, but we’re still going to have some issues.

Let’s keep our fingers crossed the Dozier is out of the hospital soon and back to better than ever before he knows it.