Third time’s the charm: Steelers vs Ravens postponed to Wednesday

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pittsburgh Steelers game against the Baltimore Ravens has been postponed for a third time, moving to Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 3:40 p.m., according to NFL insider Adam Schefter

The game was originally scheduled for Thanksgiving on Nov. 26 before being rescheduled to Nov. 29. Later on, it was rescheduled to Dec. 1 before being pushed back another day.

The rescheduling originally started after multiple players from the Baltimore Ravens tested positive for COVID-19. Key players on the COVID-19 list include Lamar Jackson, Mark Ingram II, J.K. Dobbins and Willie Snead IV.

As of Tuesday, it was reported that two more individuals tested positive, but the results were “not expected and not a concern for the game” as Baltimore prepared for a flight to Pittsburgh.

Here is a timeline of discovered COVID-19 infections from the Ravens:

Monday, 11/23: RB Mark Ingram II, RB J.K. Dobbins, DT Brandon Williams

Tuesday, 11/24: LB Pernell McPhee

Wednesday, 11/25: DE Calais Campbell, G/C Patrick Mekari, G/C Matt Skura

Thursday, 11/26: DE Jihad Ward

Friday, 11/27: QB Lamar Jackson, FB Patrick Ricard, DT Justin Madubuike, LS Morgan Cox

Saturday, 11/28: OLB Jaylon Ferguson, G/T D.J. Fluker, G/T Will Holden, DT Broderick Washington, CB Tavon Young, CB Khalil Dorsey

Monday, 11/30: TE Mark Andrews, CB Terrell Bonds, OLB Matthew Judon, WR Willie Snead IV

Multiple Steelers were placed on the COVID-19 list as well, including defensive tackle Isaiah Buggs and offensive tackle Jerald Hawkins.

Games for next week’s Monday night football include the Steelers playing Washington at 5 p.m. and the Ravens playing the Cowboys at5 p.m., although it is now a possibility that the Ravens/Cowboys game will be pushed back a day to Dec. 8.

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