CANTON, Ohio — The Hall of Fame Game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys is being canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The preseason opener was scheduled to take place at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on August 6.
The Dallas Cowboys-Pittsburgh Steelers preseason opener at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, on Aug. 6 is being canceled and the Hall of Fame's enshrinement ceremony on Aug. 8 is being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, league sources told ESPN.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 25, 2020
The Hall of Fame’s enshrinement ceremony scheduled for Aug. 8 is being rescheduled, also according to Schefter.
The Cowboys and Steelers, who were scheduled to play in this year’s preseason opener, now are expected to play in the 2021 Hall of Fame game next summer, per sources. The HOF enshrinement ceremony also is expected to be held then.https://t.co/1dGl2DX2iq— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 25, 2020
Former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher and former Steelers safety Troy Polamalu were among those being enshrined.
Both the game and ceremony is expected to take place in 2021.
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