Baltimore Ravens cancel practice after more positive coronavirus tests, source says


OWINGS MILLS, Md. – A short week got even tougher for the Baltimore Ravens heading into Thursday night’s game against the undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers.On Tuesday, the Ravens canceled the practice after learning of more positive coronavirus tests Tuesday morning, according to a source.

On Monday, the team announced that two players – running backs JK Dobbins and Mark Ingram – had tested positive for COVID-19. All team activities are now virtual.

Additionally, defensive tackle Brandon Williams has been placed on the reserve / COVID-19 list as close contact.

An NFL spokesperson said on Tuesday there was no change in the status of Thursday night’s game.

“We will continue to monitor developments in consultation with our medical experts. Our main concern is the health and safety of players, coaches and staff on match day, ”said the spokesperson.

It has been a tough time for the Ravens (6-4), who have lost three of their last four games. With walk-in practice Monday, Baltimore is expected to travel to Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

“With the health and safety of players and staff remaining the top priority, the Baltimore Ravens have decided that all other team activities will be conducted virtually today,” the Ravens said in a statement.


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