It is finally here, the Pittsburgh Steelers have returned to the gridiron for their first home preseason game of 2017. Their opponent? The Atlanta Falcons.
The Steelers will be without Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and a slew of other starters as the team gives their backups and rookies plenty of repetitions to get them acclimated to the NFL, and prepare them for the regular season.
Throughout the game, be sure to check back in for score updates, injury news and any breaking news from the sideline from those who are there and follow the team live. You can follow along in the Twitter feed below.
Also, for those who are wondering, enjoy some lively commentary with the best Steelers fans across the globe in the open thread available to all BTSC members in the comment section below. Let's remember to keep it clean, respect everyone's thoughts and ideas and ultimately remember we are all here for the same reason...to root on the Steelers!
With that said, enjoy the first half and be sure to stay tuned to BTSC for all the latest news surrounding the team throughout the game and after!
HERE WE GO STEELERS!