Sumary of NFL warns teams could forfeit games, lose money if Covid outbreaks occur among unvaccinated players:
- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) drops back to pass against the rush of Baltimore Ravens linebacker L.
- Fort (58) during the Pittsburgh Steelers game versus the Baltimore Ravens on November 1, 2020 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD.
- The league’s hard stance on postponing games will also protect network partners who just agreed to a media deal worth more than $100 billion.
- The NFL rescheduled several games last season due to Covid outbreaks, including the Week 12 contest between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers.
- The 2019 game Thanksgiving Day game on the network drew roughly 21 million viewers.
- Advertising metrics data firm EDO estimated advertisers lost value on the Ravens-Steelers game.