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Could Pittsburgh be on the front end of an outbreak?

Now that the Ravens-Steelers game has moved from Thursday to Sunday to Tuesday, it’s not yet time to exhale regarding whether the game can be played on Tuesday. Although the situation in Baltimore seems to finally be getting under control, with only one new positive test result on Friday, the Steelers could be on the [more]

NFL orders all facilities to close next Monday and Tuesday

In anticipation of the expected spike in COVID-19 cases after Thanksgiving weekend, the NFL has issued a mandate for next week: All facilities will close on Monday and Tuesday. “In response to the continuous increase in positivity rates throughout the country, as well as our understanding that a number of players and staff celebrated the [more]

Will Holden is Ravens’ only COVID-19 positive today

The Ravens had another positive COVID-19 test today, and it was practice squad guard Will Holden. Holden’s test was the only new positive for the Ravens today, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. Any time a player tests positive it’s a concern, but the Ravens having only one positive may be viewed as a [more]

Ravens coach John Harbaugh: “We will be prepared to play the Steelers”

The Week 12 game between the Ravens and Steelers has been moved from Thursday to Sunday and now to Tuesday. Ravens coach John Harbaugh has issued a statement vowing that his team will be ready to go. “We appreciate the efforts of the NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers throughout this process,” Harbaugh said, “while we all [more]

Steelers put Stephon Tuitt, Isaiah Buggs, Jerald Hawkins on COVID-19 list

The Steelers have been watching as the Ravens put player after player on the reserve/COVID-19 list this week, which led to the postponement of their game from Thanksgiving to Tuesday night. Now the Steelers have announced three of their own players have been placed on the reserve list. Defensive end Stephon Tuitt, defensive tackle Isaiah [more]

Ravens put Lamar Jackson, three others on COVID-19 list

Word of quarterback Lamar Jackson‘s positive COVID-19 test broke on Thursday and the Ravens formally moved him off the active roster on Friday. The Ravens announced that Jackson has been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list. He was joined in making the move to the reserve list by fullback Patrick Ricard, defensive tackle Justin Madubuike and [more]

NFL moves Ravens-Steelers to Tuesday night

The NFL decided to wait no longer to make a final decision. ESPN reports that the league has moved Sunday’s Ravens-Steelers game to Tuesday night. The decision was made despite pending Friday PCR test results, which may show no new positives for Friday, an indication that the outbreak may have subsided. At least one positive [more]

Ravens point-of-care testing reveals one more player positive

As the Ravens and Steelers await news on the status of Sunday’s game, more relevant evidence is trickling in. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, on-site point-of-care testing resulted in one more positive result for a Ravens player on Friday. Results from the more reliable off-site PCR tests will be returned later today. [more]

Report: Steelers cancel practice with game vs. Ravens in doubt

The Steelers’ game schedule has already been changed once this week because of the Ravens’ COVID-19 outbreak, and now the team is changing its practice schedule as well. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin canceled practice today, Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network reports. The Steelers are still awaiting more information about the status of their game against [more]

A Ravens forfeit would open a financial can of worms

If you thought that Steelers players were upset by the postponement of their Week 12 game from Thursday to Sunday, wait to see how they’d respond to a possible decision that the Ravens have forfeited the game. The vague threat of a forfeited game has loomed over the 2020 season, and plenty have argued that [more]

Monday, Tuesday walk-throughs complicated the Ravens’ situation

If the Ravens hadn’t been scheduled to play until Sunday in the first place, this week’s outbreak possibly would had been less severe. The fact that they were preparing to play on Thursday night exacerbated the situation — and quite possibly will keep the Week 12 game against the Steelers from being played at all. [more]

Decisions have not yet been made regarding Ravens-Steelers game

The return of multiple additional positive COVID-19 tests on Thanksgiving night has thrust the Ravens into even more turmoil. It also has created significant confusion regarding the status of Sunday’s scheduled game against the Steelers. Per a league source with direct knowledge of the situation, decisions have not been made regarding whether the game will [more]

Thursday samples yield multiple additional player positives for Ravens

The Week 12 game between the Ravens and Steelers was supposed to kick off tonight. It’s not. The game is now supposed to kick off on Sunday. It’s currently looking like it won’t. Per a league source, the Ravens received word tonight of multiple additional player positives from COVID-19 samples collected on Thursday morning. This [more]

Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19

The NFL’s reigning Most Valuable Player has tested positive for COVID-19. Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has tested positive, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Jackson is the most prominent NFL player yet to test positive for the virus. The Ravens have had a major outbreak within their team, causing their game against the Steelers that [more]

Trey Edmunds placed on injured reserve

The Steelers didn’t play on Thanksgiving Day, having had their scheduled game move to Sunday at 1:15 p.m. ET because of a COVID-19 outbreak on the Ravens. The Steelers didn’t practice Thursday, either. But the team did make roster moves. They announced they placed running back Trey Edmunds on injured reserve. Edmunds injured a hamstring [more]

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