Ever since the 2020 Pro Football Hall of Fame class was announced, we've known that the Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys are set to play in the annual Hall of Fame game. However, Cameron Heyward of the Steelers doesn't seem optimistic that the game is going to be played, per ESPN's Brooke Pryor.

Mike DeWine, the governor of Ohio, shared earlier this week that he doesn't foresee large crowds being present at the Hall of Fame events in August. Even if there aren't fans in attendance, there isn't much reason for the NFL to conduct the game.

Not to mention, it was confirmed earlier this week that Ezekiel Elliott of the Cowboys tested positive for the coronavirus. Provided that, the league shouldn't pit two teams against each other in a meaningless game. Especially with the risks that could come from having the game take place.

The NFLPA recently held a conference call to speak about the upcoming season and the effects of COVID-19. During the call, Thom Mayer — the NFLPA medical director — stated that the league has to figure out how to fit the coronavirus into football and not the other way around. Heyward reiterated what Mayer said when speaking about the prospects of playing the Hall of Fame game.

Despite the coronavirus remaining a constant issue, the NFL wants to go forward with training camp and the preseason. But with the Hall of Fame game scheduled on August 6, the league has to make a decision on whether or not to play the contest in the near future. While it's uncertain what that decision will be, Heyward isn't confident that it will come into fruition.