The Steelers and Patriots are pretty great rivals, this has all the makings of an offensive shootout, and the Patriots come into this game with a subplots upon subplots that won't play out on the football field. All of that is secondary to the fact that NFL FOOTBALL IS BACK YEAH WOOOO!
Getting that out of the way, let's take a look at what you need to know to watch the game tonight. We're just a few days away from the triumphant return of Atlanta Falcons football, as well.
Use this as your all-purpose open thread for the game ahead. Enjoy!
Patriots vs. Steelers Game Information
Location: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
Game Time: 8:30 p.m. EST
TV Channel: NBC
Blogs: Behind the Steel Curtain | Pats Pulpit
Online Streaming: NBC Live Extra will be streaming the game, NFL Game Pass for international viewers, 98.5 The Sports Hub Online Radio Stream
Prediction: Patriots win 34-24
Announcers: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya