Steelers will officially have the majority of their starters back on the gridiron and will finally get their chance to shine at least for the first few series of the exhibition matchup.The Indianapolis head to Pittsburgh to play with the Steelers in their third preseason game of the 2017 NFL season. The
With starters like veteran star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, wide receiver and punt returner Antonio Brown, and linebacker James Harrison seeing their first play of the year, and this preseason contest will be the biggest one yet.
Although the Pittsburgh have one of the most well-formed rosters in the National Football League, the Steelers are still dealing — like any other teams in the NFL — with a number of issues. The starting cornerback job is widely open, and until Ross Cockrell or Coty Sensabaugh will be named as the starting CB, there’s no notice who will be the 2017 NFL regular season opener starter.
On the offensive side of the roster, the starters, sans running back Le’Veon Bell, will get to play their very first game of the season. As one of the best units in league last year, these talents will be looking to find chemistry ahead of their first regular season clash against the Cleveland Browns.
Yes, we all known that it’s still an exhibition game, but with the Super Bowl potential this organization has, this week’s matchup is one of the most vital contests of the season. As the franchises take the center stage in Pittsburgh on Saturday night, their campaign to the big game kicks off.
Here’s What You Need To Know
Game: Indianapolis Colts vs Pittsburgh Steelers
Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017
Start Time: 4:30 PM PT, 6:30 PM CT, 7:30 PM ET
Stadium: Heinz Field
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
TV Channel: NFL Network (nationwide), WXIN (FOX/59 – Indianapolis), KDKA (CBS/2 – Pittsburgh)
Radio: WDVE 102.5 FM & WBGG 970 AM (Pittsburgh), Steelers Radio Network,