Winter Storm Causes Delayed Start Time to Steelers-Chiefs Divisional Playoff Game

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Citing "public safety concerns" due to due freezing rain from a forecasted winter storm in the Kansas City area, the NFL has pushed back the start time for this Sunday's AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Kansas City Chiefs. Originally slated to play this Sunday, Jan. 15, at 1:05pm ET, the two teams will now face off Jan. 15 at 8:20pm ET. The game will still air on NBC.

The Steelers' Twitter feed tweeted out the NFL's statement earlier today: