The Ravens-Steelers Thanksgiving match was missed due to Covid-19


“This decision was made with extreme caution to ensure the health and safety of players, coaches and game day staff, and in consultation with medical experts,” the NFL said in a statement.

The start time of the game has not been announced yet.

The Ravens announced Monday that several members of the organization tested positive for the coronavirus and that virtually all of the team’s activities will take place. These members immediately began self-quarantine and the team began the process of contact.

“We appreciate the NFL’s commitment to working closely together to ensure the well-being of players, coaches and staff from the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers,” Ravens said in a statement. “Protecting the health and safety of individual teams, outside of our community, is extremely important. We will continue to provide guidance to the NFL and its medical experts as we focus on safely continuing preparations for Sunday’s game.”

Several Steelers members have expressed frustration over the postponement of the decision on Twitter, the Steelers buyer Chase Claypool tweeted “What a joke ….”
“First the NFL is taking our farewell week because another team can’t put Covid’s position together, now they’re losing the first game of Thanksgiving for the same reason. Smh,” Smith-Schuster wrote.

The NFL will lose their Thanksgiving qualifying matches as the two AFC heavyweights were staged for the main show on Thursday night.

The Houston Texans at Detroit Lions at 12:30 ET and the Washington Football Team at Dallas Cowboys at 16:30.