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Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin diagnosed with COVID-19

The news out of Pittsburgh Monday is that Steelers coach Mike Tomlin tested positive for COVID-19 last week, per multiple reports.

A spokesman for the team would not confirm Tomlin had tested positive for COVID-19 but said coaches and other members of the organization were sent home Wednesday after some positive cases among members of the organization.

The Post-Gazette and ESPN also reported Tomlin had tested positive for COVID-19 after the NFL report.

The Post-Gazette reported Monday The Steelers were expected to meet with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger last week to discuss his future, but that meeting did not take place as scheduled.

The Steelers had at least three players — running back James Conner, tight end Vance McDonald and cornerback Joe Haden — and a staff member test positive for COVID-19 during the 2020 season.




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