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Steelers release 2017 schedule

The Steelers success last season has them in the national spotlight this season, as the 2017 schedule includes five nationally televised primetime games, giving Steelers Nation plenty of opportunity to see them in action.  

And for the second-straight year, and only the second time in team history, the Steelers will play on Christmas Day. The Steelers will travel to Houston to take on the Texans at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 25, one of only two games to be played that day.

The Steelers kick off the season on the road against the Cleveland Browns on Sept. 10, a 1 p.m. game against their AFC North rivals.

Things get rolling at Heinz Field on Sept. 17, when the team hosts the Minnesota Vikings at 1 p.m. It's then back on the road for games against the Chicago Bears (Sept. 24) and Baltimore Ravens (Oct. 1), before returning home to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars (Oct. 8) at Heinz Field. All three games kickoff at 1 p.m.

The Steelers head to Kansas City on Oct. 15 (4:25 p.m.), where they defeated the Chiefs last year in the AFC Divisional Playoffs. Then it's back home again for a matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field on Oct. 22 (1 p.m.).

Here are photos from our last meeting with each of our 2017 opponents.

The first of five primetime games in a seven-week span will take place on Oct. 29 when the Steelers are on NBC's Sunday Night Football against the Detroit Lions at 8:30 p.m. The following week they will have their bye (Nov. 5) and then travel to Indianapolis on Nov. 12 to take on the Colts at 1 p.m.

The Steelers begin a stretch of four-straight primetime games when they host the Tennessee Titans on Thursday, Nov. 16 on NBC/NFLN (8:25 p.m.), followed by a home game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football on Nov. 26 (8:30 p.m.). The Steelers will be on the road against the Bengals on ESPN's Monday Night Football on Dec. 4 (8:30 pm.). The primetime blitz concludes with a Sunday night game against the Ravens at Heinz Field on Dec. 10 (8:30 p.m.).

A rematch of the AFC Championship Game will be at Heinz Field on Dec. 17 when the Steelers host the New England Patriots at 4:25 p.m.

The team will once again play on Christmas Day when the Steelers travel to Houston on Monday, Dec. 25 for a 4:30 p.m. kickoff on NBC and NFLN.

The season wraps up the way it began, against the Browns, when the Steelers host them for the finale for the second-straight year, a Dec. 31 matchup at Heinz Field at 1 p.m.

All Steelers preseason and regular season games can be heard on the Steelers Radio Network on WDVE-FM (102.5) and WBGG-AM (970) as well on  

The full schedule is listed below.

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Date Opponent Time TV
Sep. 10 at Cleveland Browns 1:00 PM CBS
Sep. 17 Minnesota Vikings 1:00 PM FOX
Sep. 24 at Chicago Bears 1:00 PM CBS
Oct. 1 at Baltimore Ravens 1:00 PM CBS
Oct. 8 Jacksonville Jaguars 1:00 PM CBS
Oct. 15 at Kansas City Chiefs 4:25 PM CBS
Oct. 22 Cincinnati Bengals 1:00 PM CBS
Oct. 29 at Detroit Lions * 8:30 PM NBC
Nov. 5 BYE
Nov. 12 at Indianapolis Colts 1:00 PM CBS
Nov. 16 Tennessee Titans (Thu) 8:25 PM NBC/NFLN/Amazon
Nov. 26 Green Bay Packers * 8:30 PM NBC
Dec. 4 at Cincinnati Bengals (Mon) 8:30 PM ESPN
Dec. 10 Baltimore Ravens * 8:30 PM NBC
Dec. 17 New England Patriots 4:25 PM CBS
Dec. 25 at Houston Texans (Mon) 4:30 PM NBC/NFLN/Amazon
Dec. 31 Cleveland Browns 1:00 PM CBS

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