NFL postpones Titans-Steelers game after positive COVID-19 tests

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (NewsNation Now) — The NFL has postponed a game between the Tennessee Titans and Pittsburgh Steelers after multiple players and personnel on the Titans tested for coronavirus. The game was originally scheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m. (ET).

The NFL is looking to reschedule the game either Monday or Tuesday, they confirmed in a tweet. Both the Titans and Steelers are 3-0 and among the NFL’s seven undefeated teams.

Three players and five personnel for the Titans tested positive for coronavirus Tuesday following a game versus the Minnesota Vikings, the NFL confirmed. Both the Titans and the Vikings suspended all in-person club activities after the testing.

The Titans placed defensive lineman Daquan Jones, long snapper Beau Brinkley and practice squad tight end Tommy Hudson on the Reserve/COVID-19 List Tuesday, NewsNation affiliate WKRN reported. A fourth player tested positive on Wednesday morning, according to the NFL.

In a statement to NewsNation affiliate WKRN, the Titan’s said the organization will “work remotely” Tuesday, as the team follows NFL protocols related to the virus.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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