Ravens-Steelers, originally scheduled for primetime on Thanksgiving and later moved to Sunday afternoon, is now going to be played on Tuesday, according to Adam Schefter.
This means that Ravens-Cowboys, originally scheduled for next Thursday, is going to have to be moved back at least to Sunday in the ongoing game of NFL dominos.
Not that I have a say in the matter, but I’d love for the NFL to give Monday afternoon football another whirl, which is what they did the last time Fox lost a Thursday night game with the Chiefs and Bills. Monday afternoon football was great.
Baltimore-Pittsburgh has been shuffled around because a number of Ravens, including JK Dobbins and Lamar Jackson, tested positive for COVID-19. While these players will still presumably miss Tuesday’s game, the extra time for testing and contact tracing should allow the Ravens to field a team — even if they have to call up a number of players from the practice squad.
Robert Griffin III is the likely starting quarterback for the Ravens. Trace McSorley, the former Penn State QB and current Ravens third-stringer, was placed on the COVID-19/Reserve list earlier this week.
Update: The NFL has announced that Ravens-Cowboys would indeed move from Thursday night to Monday afternoon if Ravens-Steelers takes place as now scheduled on Tuesday: