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Steelers-Bengals game time flexed

The Steelers
29 Oct 2020, 05:30 GMT+10

Teresa Varley

The Steelers Week 10 game against the Cincinnati Bengals has been flexed by the NFL.

The game, which will be played on Sunday, Nov. 15 at Heinz Field, has been changed from a 1 p.m. kickoff to a 4:25 p.m. kickoff.

This is the first game this season that the Steelers have had flexed.

NFL Flexible Scheduling Policy

"Flexible scheduling" will be used in Weeks 11-17. Additionally, in Weeks 5-10, flexible scheduling may be used in no more than two weeks. In Weeks 5-16, the schedule lists the games tentatively set for Sunday Night Football on NBC. Only Sunday afternoon games are eligible to be moved to Sunday night, in which case the tentatively scheduled Sunday night game would be moved to an afternoon start time. A flexible scheduling move would be announced at least 12 days before the game in Weeks 11-16 and at least six days notice for Week 17. Flexible scheduling will not be applied to games airing on Thursday or Monday nights.

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