Steelers kick off season on highway for eighth 12 months in row, face Bengals for 1st time in opener

The season begins for the Pittsburgh Steelers with a recreation towards the defending AFC champion.

The Steelers will open the 2022 season on the highway Sunday, Sept. 11, at Paul Brown Stadium, the place they’ll face the Cincinnati Bengals in a 1 p.m. kickoff.

It’s the eighth consecutive season the Steelers will open on the highway, however it’s the first time the Steelers will face the Bengals within the season opener.

Final 12 months, the Steelers misplaced each matchups towards Cincinnati, which misplaced to the Los Angeles Rams within the Tremendous Bowl, and can carry a three-game dropping streak towards the Bengals into the opener. The Bengals haven’t gained greater than three in a row within the collection since 1988-90 after they gained six consecutive video games towards the Steelers.

The Steelers play their dwelling opener the next Sunday, Sept. 18, towards the New England Patriots in a 1 p.m. kickoff. The Steelers final performed the Patriots at Heinz Area in 2018, a 17-10 victory.

The remainder of the schedule shall be revealed at 8 p.m.

Joe Rutter is a Tribune-Overview workers author. You’ll be able to contact Joe by electronic mail at or through Twitter .

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