NFL reschedules Ravens-Steelers matchup to Tuesday

The league also moves Thursday night's Cowboys-Ravens to Monday, Dec. 7
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By RADIO.COM

The National Football League has rescheduled the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens game for a second time this week.

The league announced on Friday that the Week 12 matchup between the AFC North rivals has now been pushed back to Tuesday due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the Ravens organization.

This also means Thursday night's game between the Ravens and Dallas Cowboys has also been rescheduled to Monday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. EST. This game will come a few hours before the Buffalo Bills take on the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Thus far, the Steelers' Week 13 game against the Washington Football Team on Sunday remains on schedule.

The Steelers also released a statement:

The Steelers and Ravens were originally scheduled to play on Thanksgiving night as the primetime game, but the league decided to push the game back to Sunday after multiple positive tests occurred among Ravens staff and players.

On Thursday night, the Ravens reported more positive tests, which included quarterback Lamar Jackson. Head coach Jon Harbaugh had reportedly told his players they would not be reporting to the team's facility until Monday.

On Friday morning, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin decided to cancel the team's practice as the league monitored the developments within the Ravens organization - a sign that Sunday's game was likely not going to happen.

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