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Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin diagnosed with COVID-19 | NFL News

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin took to Twitter on Monday to thank followers for his or her assist, explaining he had ‘minimal signs’; Tomlin led Pittsburgh to a Super Bowl XLIII title following the 2008 common season

Last Updated: 23/02/21 10:42am

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is away from staff services having been diagnosed with COVID-19, NFL Network reported on Monday.

The Steelers wouldn’t affirm the information however did say that coaches – together with Tomlin – and different personnel had been despatched house final week after a few positive instances cropped up, per the report.

Tomlin, who turns 49 subsequent month, posted a press release on Twitter acknowledging the information and thanking his supporters.

“I want to thank everyone who reached out to express their concern for my health,” Tomlin wrote. “Luckily I have had minimal symptoms and I’m thankful to be in good health. I want to thank those media professionals who knew about my situation and respected my privacy. It is very much appreciated.

“I’ll be again within the workplace quickly whereas I proceed to work nearly from house. Thanks in your assist and properly needs!”

According to NFL.com, at the very least three Steelers gamers – working again James Conner, cornerback Joe Haden and tight finish Vance McDonald – in addition to a workers member examined positive for COVID-19 through the season.

Tomlin is coming off his 14th season as Steelers head coach and has by no means had a shedding season whereas making the playoffs 9 instances and main Pittsburgh to a Super Bowl XLIII title following the 2008 common season.

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