Browns Head Coach Kevin Stefanski Tests Postive For COVID-19

Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski, two additional members of the coaching staff and two players have tested positive for COVID-19.

The team released a statement on Tuesday morning that said, "Our contingency planning calls for Special Teams Coordinator Mike Priefer to serve as the acting Head Coach."

"The team will continue to consult with the league and medical experts to determine the appropriate next steps as the health and safety of our players, coaches, staff and the entire community remains our highest priority."

The Browns have also closed their facility while contact tracing is taking place.

NFL Network's Tom Pelissero is reporting that Steelers vs. Browns playoff game remains on as scheduled Sunday night, "but the five in Cleveland who tested positive for COVID-19 today -- including Stefanski -- are out."

Pelissero is also reporting that LG Joel Bitonio and WR KhaDarel Hodge are the two players that tested positive for COVID-19.

This is a developing story.

Read the full statement here.

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