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Who is on the Steelers COVID-19 IR list in the 2021 NFL Playoffs

We have a running list of Steelers players placed on the COVID-IR list during the 2021 NFL playoffs. These players either tested positive for coronavirus or were designated a close contact.

 A general view of a Pittsburgh Steelers helmet on the field before a game against the Buffalo Bills at Bills Stadium on December 13, 2020 in Orchard Park, New York. Photo by Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cleveland Browns in the Wild Card round of the 2021 NFL Playoffs. The game is scheduled for Sunday, January 10th. Kickoff is at 8:15 p.m. ET and the game will air on ESPN.

COVID-19 has created roster issues for every single team in the NFL. For the 2020 season, the NFL created a Reserve/COVID-19 list, similar to the Injured Reserve list. Players are placed on the “COVID IR” when they test positive or have been in close contact with someone who tested positive for the coronavirus. As the 2021 NFL Playoffs begin, this list could have a significant impact on coaching, staff and player availability through the post-season.

Here, we’ll track which players have been placed on the reserve list from the Steelers.

COVID-19 reserve list: Pittsburgh Steelers

Joe Haden, DB — Added January 2

Players activated from COVID-IR during playoffs

Eric Ebron, TE — Added January 2 — Activated January 7
Cassius Marsh, DE — Added January 2 — Activated January 7