NFL playoff game between Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills postponed


In collaboration with New York Governor Kathy Hochul (D). The NFL has decided to delay the Buffalo Bills’ home playoff game to Monday due to potential hazardous weather conditions in the Buffalo area. The game is now set to take place on Monday at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time. Also having originally been scheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m. Eastern time. Governor Hochul, in a social media announcement, revealed her communication with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell concerning the perilous Buffalo conditions, and the decision to postpone the game was reached in consultation with emergency response teams, Bills leadership, and the NFL.

Hochul emphasized the extreme travel risks in Western New York. Implementing a full travel ban in Erie County starting at 9 p.m. Saturday. The NFL cited public safety concerns in response to the ongoing weather emergency in western New York for the decision. The rescheduled game will be broadcasted by CBS.

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The Bills had even offered fans aged 18 and above an hourly rate of $20. Along with complimentary food and breaks, to assist in snow shoveling at Highmark Stadium from 10 p.m. Saturday. With this postponement, the NFL now has two playoff games scheduled for Sunday and two for Monday, including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hosting the Philadelphia Eagles in a first-round NFC game on Monday at 8:15 p.m. Eastern time.

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