After narrowly squeaking past the Tennessee Titans on Thursday Night Football, the Pittsburgh Steelers have had a 10-day break to prepare for the 3-5 Green Bay Packers. These two out-of-conference opponents typically play each other just once every four years, but the Steelers faced just two years ago in 2021 due to their final standings from the previous season.
Neither the Steelers nor the Packers have played their best football, and both teams have young offenses led by 25-year-old quarterbacks who are looking to take the next step. Here's what you need to know about the Steelers vs. Packers Week 10 matchup today.
What time is the Steelers vs. Packers game?
The Steelers and Packers are set to kick off against each other at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. This will be the second consecutive 1:00 p.m. game for Green Bay, and they are coming off a 20-3 win against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 9.
How to watch the Steelers vs. Packers game?
With five games being broadcast by CBS during the early afternoon window today, it could be hard for many fans to find the Steelers vs. Packers game on TV. Most fans from the New England area down to South Carolina will be able to watch the game on their local CBS channel, as will parts of the Midwest. Make sure you check the coverage map at 506 Sports to see if you are able to get the game today.
For those who can't find it on TV, streaming is always an option. You can do so with a subscription to FuboTV, Paramount+, NFL+, or YouTube TV.
What to watch for in Steelers vs. Packers game
When you look at both the Steelers and the Packers on paper, neither team has been very impressive at this point. Green Bay is both scoring and allowing 20 points per game, while Pittsburgh is -30 in terms of point differential entering Week 10 (24th in the NFL, per ESPN stats).
This battle between uncommon opponents will feature two quarterbacks looking to make a name for themselves in this league. Packers QB Jordan Love has 12 touchdown passes but has been careless with the football, as evidenced by his 8 interceptions in 8 games. Meanwhile, Kenny Pickett is finding ways to pull off come-back drives in the fourth quarter but has had trouble getting the offense going in most games. He has just 6 TD passes in 8 games.
The jury is still out on both of these quarterbacks. Who will be the first to prove themselves and take the next leap toward 'franchise QB' status? We'll see how things go this afternoon. Don't miss the 1:00 p.m. kickoff between the Steelers and Packers.