NFL: Steelers-Titans won't be played in Week 4

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The Pittsburgh SteelersTennessee Titans game will not be played during Week 4 following two additional positive coronavirus tests among the Titans, the NFL announced Thursday.

According to a statement from the NFL, one additional Titans player and one personnel member tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. The Titans added cornerback Kristian Fulton to the reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday.

That comes after four players (starting nose tackle DaQuan Jones, linebacker Kamalei Correa, long-snapper Beau Brinkley and practice squad tight end Tommy Hudson) and five team personnel members tested positive earlier this week. Coach Mike Vrabel said Wednesday that some of the players who tested positive were experiencing flu-like symptoms.

“The decision to postpone the game was made to ensure the health and safety of players, coaches and game day personnel,” the NFL said in a statement. “The Titans facility will remain closed and the team will continue to have no in-person activities until further notice.”

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The announcement comes a day after the NFL said the game, which had originally been scheduled for Sunday, had been postponed to Monday or Tuesday.

Vrabel said Thursday that his players “were somewhat shocked”

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