By Michael Strong
After multiple Baltimore Ravens tested positive for COVID-19 this week, the NFL has moved Thursday night’s game between the Ravens and undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers to Sunday afternoon.
The decision marks the first time since Week 5 that the league has postponed a game due to COVID-19 concerns.
First the NFL takes away our bye week because another team can’t get their Covid situation together, now they take away our Thanksgiving primetime game for the same reason. Smh.
— JuJu Smith-Schuster (@TeamJuJu) November 25, 2020
On Monday, coach Jim Harbaugh revealed that running backs Mark Ingram and J.K. Dobbins had tested positive for COVID-19. According to ESPN’s Dan Graziano, five more players – quarterback Trace McSorley, defensive end Calais Campbell, outside linebacker Pernell McPhee and offensive linemen Matt Skura and Patrick Mekari – also tested positive this week. NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported that the team “severely limited” along the offensive line.