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NBC decides to keep Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Indianapolis Colts Week 13 on Sunday Night Football

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With flex scheduling the NFL can move almost any game to, and from, prime time if they feel a better matchup is available. The Steelers vs. Colts game at Heinz Field in two weeks will be staying in prime time.

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When the NFL adopted their "flex scheduling" procedures, they were created to maximize their prime time games. If you are unfamiliar with these procedures, it essentially means the league has the right to take any game and move it to, or from, prime time in lieu of a better matchup on the schedule.

For instance, if the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns were scheduled for a Week 15 Sunday Night Football game, they certainly could move a better matchup into the Sunday Night slot. Many were wondering if the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Indianapolis Colts Week 13 game at Heinz Field would be moved, considering Andrew Luck will most likely be out of the lineup.

However, NBC and the NFL have announced they will not be moving this game from its prime time position.

The Steelers are embroiled in the AFC Playoff Picture, and the Colts are battling for the AFC South division title, which means there will be plenty riding on this Week 13 game, despite the Colts likely without their franchise quarterback.

In the 2014 meeting, the Steelers dominated the Colts in a shootout which saw Ben Roethlisberger throw 6 touchdown passes in the game. Steelers fans are hoping they will see a repeat performance in 2015 from their franchise signal caller.