Steelers Week 17 Sunday Game Against Browns Flexed To 4:15 Kickoff

The Pittsburgh Steelers week 17 game next Sunday against the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland has had a time change. The game has been moved from a 1:00 p.m. EST kickoff to 4:15 p.m. EST start time. To add to the drama, the Baltimore Ravens Sunday game in Cincinnati against the Cincinnati Bengals has also been flexed the same way as well and will now start at 4:15 p.m. EST.

The NFL utilizes “flexible scheduling” on Sundays in Weeks 10-15 and 17 to ensure quality matchups in all NFL Sunday time slots. Also being flexed, the week 17 Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants game on Sunday, January 1 will be played at 8:20 PM ET on NBC and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons game will move to 4:15 PM ET on FOX, the NFL announced today. Game times for the Chicago Bears-Minnesota Vikings and Carolina Panthers-New Orleans Saints afternoon games on FOX will be announced following results of the Week 16 Sunday and Monday night games.

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  • Dcmalibu66

    Would have been nice if the Bungals and Rats stayed at 1:00. If the Jets lose, the Bungals don’t need to win to get in.

  • Cw_stains

    Actually if the Raiders game stays at 4:15 on Sunday and the Raiders win and the Broncos win the Bengals would lose their 6th Seed if they lost due to the Raiders having a better Conference record.

  • Rpumilia

    Not true. If Jets and Bungles both lose Raiders can get in.

  • JB

    Bengals would need the Jets to lose (1:00 game) and either the Raiders or Broncos to lose (both 4:00)