Sports Ravens-Steelers moved to Sunday amid COVID-19 issues

21:45  25 november  2020
21:45  25 november  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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The Ravens - Steelers game remains scheduled for Thursday night in Pittsburgh, but that could change if Baltimore continues to have coronavirus issues . Ravens - Steelers is still on for Thanksgiving after another player goes on the covid - 19 list. Ravens linebacker Pernell McPhee was placed on the

NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports the Baltimore Ravens -Pittsburgh Steelers game still remains on as scheduled amid positive COVID - 19 cases for Baltimore.

The NFL postponed the Thanksgiving game between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers from Thursday to Sunday afternoon due to the former's COVID-19 issues, the league announced Wednesday.

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The time of the newly scheduled game is still to be determined.

Baltimore has recorded seven positive tests among players since Sunday night. Those players are running backs Mark Ingram and J.K. Dobbins, defensive ends Pernell McPhee and Calais Campbell, quarterback Trace McSorley, center Matt Skura, and offensive lineman Patrick Mekari, a source told ESPN's Dan Graziano.

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Two days before they are scheduled to face the undefeated Steelers , the Ravens are dealing with more positive COVID - 19 tests, per multiple The Baltimore Ravens canceled Tuesday's practice after learning in the morning that additional players had tested positive for COVID - 19 , according to multiple

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All seven players will miss the AFC North showdown.

The team reportedly also has an unconfirmed number of positives among coaches and support staff.

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Pittsburgh was forced to move up its bye week earlier in the season due to the Tennessee Titans' COVID-19 issues. The latest setback imposed upon the team isn't sitting well with Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster.

It will be the first time the NFL won't have a prime-time game on Thanksgiving since 2005, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk.

The Houston Texans are scheduled to face the Detroit Lions at 12:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, while the Dallas Cowboys will host the Washington Football Team at 4:30 p.m.

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What we know: The latest on Ravens' COVID-19 outbreak, and the NFL's possible scheduling conundrum .
The NFL has yet to announce what will happen to the game between the Steelers and Ravens after Baltimore was hit with a COVID-19 outbreak.The Ravens' outbreak, which has affected players and staff members alike, prompted the league to postpone the Baltimore-Pittsburgh game to Sunday afternoon. And additional adjustments might be necessary.

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