Green Bay Packers wide receiver Devin Funchess is the first Packers player to opt-out of the 2020 season.
Packers WR Devin Funchess has opted out of the 2020 NFL season, per source.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) July 28, 2020
With that, Funchess remains with the Packers in 2021. According to Ken Ingalls, his signing and workout bonuses, however, count against the 2020 salary cap.
Devin Funchess has voluntarily opted-out from playing in the 2020 NFL season for the Packers.
He does not get any stipend or salary advance since he did not earn a credited season in 2019.
His signing bonus & workout bonus hits the 2020 cap, and will be under contract for 2021. pic.twitter.com/agPa6uQsHY
— Ken Ingalls – Packers Cap 💰 (@KenIngalls) July 28, 2020
Over the past few days, we’re learning of more and more NFL players who are opting not to participate in 2020, with more surely to come.
Funchess likely won’t be the last Green Bay Packers player to opt-out this season so stay tuned for more news as we learn of more players who are choosing to wait until 2021 to resume their NFL careers.