Philadelphia Eagles vs Pittsburgh Steelers, Preseason game 1: How to watch

You can catch Thursday night’s preseason clash between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers live from Lincoln Financial Field on television, radio and online. Here’s all the information on how you can do so.

We’ve finally made it. Even with a shiny new Lombardi Trophy, it feels like it’s been too long. After six long months, the Philadelphia Eagles return to the field of play. On the other side of ‘The Linc’ will be the Pittsburgh Steelers, who, themselves, are no strangers to Super Bowl glory.

As is the case with every Week 1 matchup of every preseason, the starters will go for a series or two at the most. We’ll get a ton of reserve action and should get a peek at those guys who are battling for roster spots.

There won’t be any Carson Wentz or Nick Foles game film to pull from this one. Both are fixated on getting healthy for game one, and there’s no need to risk further injury so they can throw five passes. Expect a ton of Nate Sudfeld and Joe Callahan in this one.

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Here’s a quick preview from the Steelers’ point of view. This is cool just because Charlie Batch is in it.

Video courtesy of the Steelers’ YouTube page

Here’s how you can watch:

Live and on television:

Date: Thursday, August 9th
Start Time: 7:00 PM EST
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Venue: Lincoln Financial Field
TV: Watch on NBC10 in Philadelphia (live) and on KDKA-Channel 2 in the ‘Steel City’ (live).
Online Stream: NFL Game Pass (They have a seven-day free trial).

The NFL Network will replay the game on Friday, August 10th at 4:00 PM EST.

Who’s calling the game?

The on-air broadcast will be called by Scott Graham (play-by-play), Mike Mayock (color commentary) and Dave Spadaro (sidelines).

In Pittsburgh, you’ll be hearing Bob Pompeani (play-by-play), Charlie Batch (color) and Missi Matthews (sidelines).

Merrill Reese and Mike Quick are calling the game on 94 WIP-FM if you’re next to a radio.

Line:

Who knows why you need lines in a preseason game, but just in case you’re interested, just about every source on sportsbookreview.com favors ‘The Birds’ by three points.

Enjoy the game Eagles fans! We figure you’ll be watching

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