Steelers vs. Falcons: How to Watch Today's NFL Preseason Game, Time, Live Stream

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The Pittsburgh Steelers are set to take on the Atlanta Falcons tonight in Week 3 the 2023 NFL preseason.

Week 3 of the 2023 NFL Preseason starts today, treating football fans to one last Thursday night matchup before the regular season kicks off. A pair of unbeaten teams will meet in the preseason finale as the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Both teams are expected to play some of their starters tonight. For the Steelers, Kenny Pickett has been looking as good as we have seen him in the NFL and can be expected to draw the start at quarterback. Second-year pro Desmond Ridder lines up under center for the Falcons. If you are ready to watch some football, here everything to know about the NFL Week 3 preseason game between the Steelers and Falcons, including the start time and how to stream NFL games at home. 

When is the Steelers vs. Falcons preseason game?

The preseason game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Atlanta Falcons is scheduled for Thursday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. PT).

How to Watch the Steelers vs. Falcons Game Online

The Steelers vs. Falcons game will be airing on the NFL Network, which is included in many cable TV packages. If you don't have cable, the most cost-effective way to watch tonight's game is through a live TV streaming subscription to Sling TV

Sign Up for Sling TV

Sling TV offers access to the NFL Network, local NBC, Fox, ABC, and ESPN with its Orange + Blue Tier plan. Right now, there is a Sling TV deal offering 50% off your first month — bringing the comprehensive Orange + Blue package down to just $30. Sling TV also comes with 50 hours of free cloud-based DVR recording space, perfect for recording all the season's top NFL matchups.

Stream the NFL on Sling TV

Stream the NFL on Sling TV

Stream the NFL on Sling TV

With its Orange + Blue Tier plan, Sling TV offers access to local NBC, Fox and ABC affiliates (where available), plus ESPN and NFL Network. Right now, you can get 50% off your first month of Sling TV for just $30.

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Because the NFL Network is the only network to show the entire slate of 2023 NFL preseason games, NFL+ is also a great option for catching all the action. The premium streaming service, starting at $40 per year (or $7 per month), offers access to NFL Network. You can also upgrade to NFL+ with NFL RedZone and watch up to eight NFL games simultaneously.

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An NFL+ subscription costs $7 per month. If you upgrade to NFL+ Premium for $15/month, you'll get access to live local and primetime games on mobile, NFL RedZone, NFL Network, game replays and more.


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How to Watch the Steelers vs. Falcons Game Online for Free

With Fubo's sports-focused live TV streaming service, you'll have nearly every channel you'll need to watch the NFL preseason and regular season. Every preseason game broadcast nationally or on NFL Network will also be available to stream on Fubo, which comes with 1,000 hours of cloud DVR storage and a seven-day free trial.

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FuboTV gives you access to NFL Network, ESPN, NBC, Fox, ABC and CBS for watching NFL livestreams and over 100 more live channels. 


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2023 NFL Preseason Schedule: Week 3

Following tonight's Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Atlanta Falcons game, there will then be three more days full of football action.

Thursday, Aug. 24

  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Atlanta Falcons, 7:30 p.m.
  • Indianapolis Colts at Philadelphia Eagles, 8 p.m. (Prime Video)

Friday, Aug. 25

  • Detroit Lions at Carolina Panthers, 8 p.m. (Paramount+)
  • New England Patriots at Tennessee Titans, 8:15 p.m. 
  • Los Angeles Chargers at San Francisco 49ers, 10 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 26

  • Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers, 1 p.m.
  • Cleveland Browns at Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m. 
  • Arizona Cardinals at Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m.
  • Buffalo Bills at Chicago Bears, 1 p.m.
  • New York Jets at New York Giants, 6 p.m.
  • Cincinnati Bengals at Washington Commanders, 6:05 p.m.
  • Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 7 p.m.
  • Miami Dolphins at Jacksonville Jaguars, 7 p.m.
  • Las Vegas Raiders at Dallas Cowboys, 8 p.m.
  • Los Angeles Rams at Denver Broncos, 9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 27

  • Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints, 8 p.m.