By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Fans will not get to see the Pittsburgh Steelers face off against the Baltimore Ravens Thanksgiving night.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Sunny Start To The Week
Steelers President Art Rooney II issued his own statement Thanksgiving morning on Twitter.READ MORE: Shortage Of Truck Drivers A Leading Cause Behind Supply Chain Issues
“Though we are disappointed that we will not get to play for our fans on Thanksgiving night this year, we look forward to many more exciting times during the 2020 season. Today gives us all a time to reflect and appreciate what we can be thankful for on this holiday. And I want to add a special note of thanks to all our frontline workers for all your tireless efforts in these difficult times. On behalf of the entire Steelers organization, I want to thank Steelers nation for all your support during this unusual season and wish you and your families a safe and happy Thanksgiving!” the Pittsburgh Steelers account tweeted on behalf of Rooney II.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) November 26, 2020
In the meantime, reports are suggesting that even more Ravens players have tested positive for COVID-19 for a fourth consecutive day.
The Steelers are scheduled to play the Ravens at 1:15 p.m. Sunday on NBC.MORE NEWS: Eradicate Hate Global Summit To Kick Off In Pittsburgh On Monday
The Ravens tweeted on November 25 that they have disciplined a staff member for conduct related to the COVID-19 outbreak among their organization.