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2015 NFL Schedule: Steelers regular season highlighted by prime time games

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The Steelers will play on prime time five times in 2015.

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

While they're not called "America's Team", the country will get many of opportunities to watch the Steelers play in 2015.

The Steelers will be on prime time five times in 2015, which includes marquee games against the Patriots in Week 1 and two night games against the rival Ravens.

Pittsburgh will host Baltimore on Thursday night in Week 4, and will then have 11 days off before traveling to San Diego to take on the Chargers on Monday Night Football.

The Steelers will host the Colts for the second consecutive season, this time on Sunday Night Football in Week 13. Pittsburgh's second matchup with the Ravens will be a Sunday night affair in Week 16.

Pittsburgh's popularity nationwide as well as their 11-5 record a year ago were most likely the main reasons why the Steelers were granted so many prime time games. The Steelers traditionally play some of their best football on prime time, as they currently have a Monday Night Football record 14-game home winning streak on MNF dating back to 1991, Chuck Noll's last season as Steelers coach. Under Mike Tomlin, the Steelers are 6-1 on Monday night.

The Steelers are 2-0 when playing in the NFL's opening game as defending Super Bowl champs. They defeated the Dolphins in 2006 and followed suit with a close win over the Titans in 2009.

Pittsburgh's last regular season prime time game is a good memory, a victory over the Bengals to clinch the AFC North title on Sunday Night Football in Week 17 of 2014.