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Bills to host Pittsburgh Steelers in week 1 of NFL regular season

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) celebrates after scoring on an 18-yard pass play with Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Steven Nelson (22) defending during the second half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. Photo: AP Photo/Adrian Kraus. Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) celebrates after scoring on an 18-yard pass play with Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Steven Nelson (22) defending during the second half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020.

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Updated: May 12, 2021 07:58 PM
Created: May 12, 2021 08:13 AM

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Buffalo Bills will get to circle the wagons in their own home to kick off the 2021-2022 National Football League regular season, and it'll be against a familiar opponent. 

The team confirmed on Twitter Wednesday morning they'll host the Pittsburgh Steelers in the season opener. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sep. 12.

The two teams tango'd with each other last season on Sunday Night Football, a game the Bills won 25-16 en route to a deep playoff run. 

The regular-season schedule is below:

  • Wk 1: vs. PIT Sept. 12 at 1 p.m. on CBS
  • Wk 2: @ MIA Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. on FOX
  • Wk 3: vs. WFT Sept. 26 at 1 pm. on FOX
  • Wk 4: vs. HOU Oct. 3 at 1 p.m. on CBS
  • Wk 5: @ KC Oct. 10 at 8:20 p.m. on NBC
  • Wk 6: @ TEN Oct. 18 at 8:15 p.m. on ESPN
  • Wk 7: BYE Oct. 24
  • Wk 8: vs. MIA Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. on CBS
  • Wk 9: @ JAX Nov. 7 at 1 p.m. on CBS
  • Wk 10: @ NYJ Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. on CBS
  • Wk 11: vs. IND Nov. 21 at 1 p.m. on CBS
  • Wk 12: @ NO Nov. 25 (Thanksgiving) T 8:20 p.m. on NBC
  • Wk 13: vs. NE Dec. 6 at 8:15 p.m. on ESPN
  • Wk 14: @ TB Dec. 12 at 4:25 p.m. on CBS
  • Wk 15: vs. CAR Flex option: Dec. 18 or Dec. 19 , time TBD
  • Wk 16: @ NE Dec. 16 at 1 p.m. on CBS
  • Wk 17: vs. ATL Jan. 2 at 1 pm. on FOX
  • Wk 18: vs. NYJ Jan. 9 at 1 p.m. on CBS

In the preseason, the Bills will head to Detroit on Aug. 13, Chicago on Aug. 21 and Green Bay Aug. 28.

What's still to be determined is if you'll need to be fully vaccinated before heading to any Buffalo Bills games this fall. Additionally, the rest of the Bills' 2021 schedule has yet to be released, but we will keep you updated once it does.


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