A total of 66 players have opted out of the 2020 NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic, nearly half of them linemen. Players with a medical opt out will receive a $350,000 stipend, while those voluntarily opting out receive $150,000 as an advance against future salaries. ... Twenty offensive linemen and 11 defensive linemen opted out before Thursday's deadline. Eleven wide receivers, eight linebackers, six cornerbacks, four running backs, and three tight ends and safeties also opted out. No quarterbacks, kickers or punters opted out.