Affiliate: Football fans are given a gift from schedule-makers in Week 1 as the Denver Broncos will be at home versus the Pittsburgh Steelers in the season’s first edition of Sunday Night Football.
The NFL odds give a good barometer of what’s expected out of these teams this season.
As it stands, the Steelers are the one-point underdogs for this Week 1 meeting in the high altitude of Denver, Colorado. Normally, home-field advantage is worth three points in football, meaning Pittsburgh is the more respected team this year, at least according to oddsmakers.
Ben Roethlisberger is still at the helm of the team and is fully healthy for the first team in years it seems like.
Now that Mike Wallace has reported to the team, Roethlisberger will have some excellent targets to throw to. Wallace had a big year, but Antonio Brown also emerged as a viable number one receiver with his deep-ball ability. Don’t forget about Jerrico Cotchery, Emmanuel Sanders, and Heath Miller too.
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