PITTSBURGH (AP) — The rookies with the Pittsburgh Steelers are trying to find a way to get their careers off on the right foot amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The players have spent their first few weeks as professionals trying to absorb what they can through video teleconferences with coaches and the team-issued iPads that detail the playbook.

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Running back Anthony McFarland says he will head outside after most meetings and self-administer a test to make sure he’s lining up in the right spot.

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Coach Mike Tomlin says he’s encouraged by the work the group has put in and expects to hit the ground running whenever training camp starts.

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