clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Steelers vs. Chiefs AFC Divisional Game: Kickoff time moved from 1 p.m. to 8:20p.m. ET

With weekend weather forecasted to be dreadful in Kansas City, the NFL moves ha moved the AFC divisional playoff game due to weather.

Kansas City Chiefs v Pittsburgh Steelers Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs playoff game has been moved from 1 p.m. ET to 8:20 p.m. ET on Sunday, January 15th due to impending inclement weather. The change was ultimately was made due to public safety concerns in light of the forecasted storm this weekend in the Kansas City area .

The decision to move the game was made in consultation with the state of Missouri and local officials as well as the Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers and the NFL.

Although the Steelers are on the road, and facing a tough test with the Chiefs, Pittsburgh, especially Ben Roethlisberger, plays very well in prime time. Will it continue this Sunday? Only time will tell, but stay tuned to BTSC for the latest on the upcoming playoff game as the Steelers hope to advance to the AFC Championship game for the first time since 2010 when they advanced to Super Bowl 45.