The NFL quarterback, who died after he was hit by a dump truck on a highway in South Florida, was reportedly stranded after running out of gas.
The quarterback was fatally struck by a vehicle while in South Florida for training.
The former Miami Dolphins coach, who recently sued the NFL for racial discrimination, is now working with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The NBC commentator apologized for his patronizing remark about Steelers fans during the Baltimore-Pittsburgh game.
Thursday's announcement comes one day after the league hoped to play the game on Monday or Tuesday.
The league says Sunday's scheduled game will be played either Monday or Tuesday.
"I'm just on some healthy lifestyle vibes," the NFL running back wrote on Twitter.
The Cleveland Browns player was suspended indefinitely after hitting Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph with his helmet.
Ben Roethlisberger’s custom-made cleats included a reimagined team logo with the Star of David.
An 18-yard scoring reception induced labor.