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Joey Bosa was removed from the Chargers' COVID-19 list in time to play in Los Angeles' home game Sunday night against the Steelers, the team announced Saturday. The veteran defensive end was placed on the team's COVID-19 list on Tuesday. 

A three-time Pro Bowler, Bosa has tallied 5.5 sacks and three forced fumbles in nine games this season. Bosa has racked up 53 career sacks since breaking into the NFL in 2016. Despite Bosa's presence, the Chargers' defense is currently last in the NFL against the run and is just 31st in the league in third-down efficiency. The unit is allowing an average of just 206 passing yards per game, which is the fourth-lowest total in the NFL through 10 weeks. 

Both the Chargers and Steelers received positive news on Saturday. The day started with the news that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had been activated off of the team's COVID-19 list and is expected to start on Sunday night. Roethlisberger was inactive for Pittsburgh's tie against Detroit last Sunday. 

Sunday night's game features two teams that are in the thick of things as far as the AFC playoff picture is concerned. The Steelers would be the sixth-seeded AFC team if the playoffs started today, while Los Angels (5-4) would be the seventh and final playoff seed.