How to watch Seattle Seahawks vs Pittsburgh Steelers: Live stream, TV info, kickoff time for tonight’s game

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It’s the Seattle Seahawks vs Pittsburgh Steelers tonight on NBC in a rematch of Super Bowl XL. Live coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. ET with Football Night in America. Sunday night’s match-up will also be available via live stream on Peacock. See below for additional information on how to watch the game.

The Seahawks (2-3) fell 26-17 to the LA Rams at home last Thursday night where starting QB Russell Wilson sustained two injuries to his right middle finger: an extensor tendon rupture (mallet finger) and a comminuted fracture-dislocation of the proximal interphalangeal joint. Wilson, who has never missed a game since entering the league in 2012, underwent surgery last Friday and is expected to be out for a month, however, no timeline has been set in stone. Geno Smith replaced Wilson in the third quarter of Thursday night’s loss completing 10-of-17 passes for 131 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Smith has humbly served as Wilson’s backup in Seattle for the last three years and will have the opportunity to lead the Seahawks in his absence.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers (2-3) picked up a 27-19 victory over the Broncos at home last Sunday, snapping their three-game losing streak. Ben Roethlisberger went 15-for-25 with 253 yards and two touchdowns. Najee Harris had the best performance of his NFL career finishing with 23 carries for 122 yards and a touchdown. The Running Back became the first Steelers rookie since Franco Harris in 1972 to hit at least 100 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown in one of his first five games. Sunday’s win, unfortunately, cost Pittsburgh one of its key receivers–JuJu Smith-Schuster had season-ending surgery on his injured shoulder on Sunday night. Although Smith-Schuster is irreplaceable, head coach Mike Tomlin remains optimistic about the season stating his absence will create “big opportunities” for other receivers.

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How to watch the Seattle Seahawks vs Pittsburgh Steelers:

  • Where: Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA
  • When: Sunday, October 17
  • Start Time: 8:20 p.m. ET kickoff; live coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. ET with Football Night In America
  • TV Channel: NBC
  • Stream liveWatch live on Peacock or with the NBC Sports App

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