The news was first reported by ESPN on Wednesday morning.
Sunday’s game between the Steelers and Titans is being postponed from multiple sources. They are considering all options for rescheduling, Monday night as one of them. It will all be based on the test result.
– Diana Rasini (@diannaESPN) September 30, 2020
A short time later, the NFL sent a statement saying the game would likely be played “Monday or Tuesday”.
This week’s game between the PTSburg Steelers and Tennessee Titans, which was originally scheduled to be played at 1 pm ET on Sunday afternoon, has been postponed, a league source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The game is expected to be played on Monday or Tuesday.
The decision to postpone the AFC matchup comes after four Titans players and five Titan personnel tested positive for COVID-19 after their Week 3 win over the Minnesota Vikings at the Minnesota Vikings. None of the Vikings members have tested positive.
“Soon the Steelers-Titans around the NFL will be more on postponement.”
– NFL (@NFL) September 30, 2020
On Tuesday, it was reported that at least three players and five personnel from the Tennessee Titans tested positive for COVID-19. This morning, another case was being reported due to an additional round of tests. It was not specified whether the positive test was a player or staff member.
The Titans released a statement on Tuesday saying:
“With the abundance of caution, the organization has decided to work remotely today as we follow NFL protocols related to the Kovid-19 virus.” Several tests have come positive and are working through the process of confirming them Are. We will have more information tomorrow. ”
ESPN reports that the Titans’ facility will remain closed until at least Saturday.
During his weekly news conference, coach Mike Tomlin said the team was still preparing to play.
“We don’t have a definitive answer for a long time about what pregnancy looks like,” said Tomlin.
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