After three postponements, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers will lastly sq. off on Wednesday.
NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed Wednesday that the sport, initially slated for Thanksgiving evening, might be held as scheduled.
The Ravens had no new optimistic point-of-care exams for COVID-19 in Wednesday’s outcomes, based on a number of reviews. Previous to that, the workforce had a minimum of one participant take a look at optimistic for COVID-19 for the previous 10 days. On Tuesday, rookie security Geno Stone and an gear supervisor examined optimistic, ESPN reported.
Operating backs J.Okay. Dobbins and Mark Ingram weren’t activated from the COVID-19 record on Wednesday regardless of being eligible to return. Each Dobbins and Ingram examined optimistic for COVID-19, coach John Harbaugh introduced final Monday, and didn’t journey with the workforce to Pittsburgh on Tuesday as they accomplished their 10-day isolation window.
Gus Edwards will take over the lead position at operating again with Justice Hill possible serving as a backup.
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Reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson can also be out, leaving Robert Griffin III to begin for the Ravens at quarterback. Jackson, Dobbins and Ingram have accounted for 1,187 of the Ravens’ 1,605 dashing yards this season.
Steelers middle Maurkice Pouncey will miss the sport after being positioned on the COVID-19 reserve record on Wednesday. It was not clear whether or not he had examined optimistic for COVID-19 or been labeled a high-risk shut contact. Pouncey joins operating again James Conner, defensive finish Stephon Tuitt and offensive deal with Jerald Hawkins on the Steelers’ record.
The sport will mark simply the second time since 1949 that the NFL has performed a contest on a Wednesday.