The ongoing saga of “When Will The Baltimore Ravens And Pittsburgh Steelers Play?” took yet another turn on Monday afternoon.
According to a source, ESPN’s Adam Schefter says the game has been pushed back to Wednesday. It was originally pushed back to Tuesday.
NFL fans, especially of the Ravens and Steelers, are reacting to the latest news. They’re not happy.
Were the Ravens Setting Up For A Sort-Of Wildcat Strike?
In football, there’s a particular offensive scheme called “the Wildcat.” The Baltimore Ravens might be setting themselves up to run a different type of wildcat.
According to a report from Pro Football Talk, some Ravens players were considering not playing in Tuesday night’s already rescheduled game with the Steelers.
This ongoing saga of playing revolves around numerous Ravens players and coaches testing positive for the coronavirus. Some Steelers players also popped positive tests, too.
NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport shared on Monday afternoon information on a Ravens’ players-only meeting.
Baltimore Ravens Have 19 Players On Reserve/COVID List
The Ravens currently have 19 players on the NFL’s Reserve/COVID list as of Monday afternoon. The team added four players on Monday – Mark Andrews, Matthew Judon, Willie Snead IV and Terrell Bonds – and took four off the list.
An article on ESPN.com says the Ravens are in the midst of one of the biggest coronavirus outbreaks in professional sports with at least one positive test for the past eight days.
Meanwhile, there was one new positive, but it’s a player on injured reserve who hasn’t had close contact with anyone else, according to the source.
The NFL has offered the Ravens the option to fly to Pittsburgh on Tuesday, which would offer the team another round of test results to evaluate but the Ravens haven’t decided what to do.
Baltimore’s facility is reopening shortly and they will discuss their options, the source said.