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Detroit Lions LT Taylor Decker changes stance, gets COVID-19 vaccine

Staunchly opposed to getting the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this spring, Detroit Lions left tackle Taylor Decker now says he has been vaccinated.

“I did get vaccinated and that’s all I’ll say on that topic," Decker said after Day 2 of training camp Thursday.

Pressed on why he changed his mind, Decker, a returning team captain, said, “Like I said, I just want to leave it at that cause it’s so polarizing. So I just want to leave it at that. I did and that’s that."

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More than 80% of Lions players had been vaccinated as of Wednesday, with more deciding to get the shot every day, Lions coach Dan Campbell said.