Steelers vs. Redskins: What Time, TV Channel & Preview

The first Monday Night Football matchup of the 2016 season is a doozy, as the Pittsburgh Steelers are traveling to Landover, Maryland to take on the Washington Redskins. Both of these teams are coming off playoff berths in 2015, and they can both light up the scoreboard.

In 2015, Pittsburgh was tied for the fourth highest-scoring offense in the NFL, putting up 26.4 points per game. They went 10-6 to finish in second place in the AFC North and lock up a Wild Card spot. The Steelers traveled to Cinncinati to beat the Bengals in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, but they would later fall to the Broncos in Denver in the Divisional round.

The Redskins boasted the league’s 10th highest-scoring offense in 2015, averaging 24.3 points per game. They won the NFC East with a 9-7 record, but they were unable to advance past the Wild Card round of the playoffs. The Packers came into Washington and knocked the Skins out of the playoffs with a 35-18 drubbing.

The Steelers will be very short-handed in this Week 1 clash against the Redskins. All-World running back Le’Veon Bell and game-breaking wideout Martavis Bryant will both be missing the game due to suspensions for their love of the ganja. Wide receiver Markus Wheaton is also expected to miss tonight’s game with a shoulder injury. I’m guessing Kirk Cousins likes all of this very much.

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Redskins Viewing Details

Date: Monday, September 12, 2016
Time: 7:10 p.m. EST
Location: Landover, Maryland
Stadium: FedExField
TV Channel: ESPN
Odds: Steelers (-2.5), O/U (50)

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