CLEVELAND (WJW) — Just one day before the Cleveland Browns take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in an all-important game, the football team announced its facilities were closed after a coaching staff member reportedly tested positive for coronavirus.
The team announced that offensive line coaches Bill Callahan and Scott Peters are out for Sunday’s game due to COVID-19 protocols. Coaching assistant Ryan Cordell is reportedly handling the offensive line Sunday.
“The Cleveland Browns were informed this morning that a member of their coaching staff has tested positive for COVID-19,” the team said in a statement.
While contract tracing is being conducted, the team said virtual meetings will take place.
“We will consult with league medical professionals on the appropriate next steps,” the team said.
The team’s facilities had been shut down previously this week and several key Browns players are out Sunday due to the illness.
The team announced a series of roster changes for tomorrow’s game, including that Karl Joseph has been activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list:
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