Goodbye Deflategate drama, hello football!
The 2015 NFL season kicks off tonight (Thursday, September 10th) as the defending Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots take on the Pittsburgh Steelers live from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
While this game is not completely drama free (2 Steelers & 1 Patriot’s player are serving suspensions for violating the league’s substance abuse policy), the action on the field should more than make up for it.
For those planning to watch, here is everything you need to know, from game time and free live stream options to a preview and odds calculations.
Time & TV Channel:
Game time is 8:30 P.M. (EST) on NBC.
Free Live Stream Options:
Streaming is free but you will need to log-in using a participating cable provider.
Preview & Odds.
The Patriots have gone from underdogs to 7 point favorites now that Brady is back after having his 4-game Deflategate suspension lifted.
New England is without former Oregon running back LeGarrette Blount, who is serving a 1-game suspension, but the Pats have plenty of offensive weapons and should put on a strong performance.
The Steelers have a high-powered offense, but the suspension of their best running back, Le’Veon Bell, along with wide receiver Martavis Bryant, puts them at a disadvantage that may be insurmountable against a pumped-up Patriots team.
With both teams sporting somewhat shaky defenses, look for a high scoring game.
Patriots 27- 21.
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