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With the Pittsburgh Steelers 2022 NFL regular-season schedule out, we have had the time to pour over it and here are our big takeaways from what looks like a very difficult slate of games. Here are our big takeaways.
Home away from home
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The Steelers have to travel to Miami and Atlanta for games this season but aside from that, this schedule is a travel breeze. No worries about time zones or jet lag, preparation schedules won’t have to change and all this should be an edge for Pittsburgh.
Lunch plans ruined all season
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Aside from the Steelers five night games, all of the team’s starts are in the 1:00 p.m. time slot. Strange for sure and very rare but not a bad thing at all when it comes to consistency.
4 division games in huge spots
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The Steelers start the season with 2 AFC North games and finish it will back-to-back division showdowns. This includes the Bengals and Ravens as well as the Browns twice.
No easy wins
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There isn’t a game on this schedule you can look at and without hesitation say, “that’s a win” for the Steelers. Even teams like the New York Jets and Atlanta Falcons have made moves this offseason and will be dangerous.
Christmas Eve? Really?
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The Steelers will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Immaculate Reception by playing a home tilt against the Las Vegas Raiders on Christmas Even night. Merry Christmas!