Week 7: New England Patriots 27 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 16 (Final)

Patriots are 5-1 going into the game; Steelers are 4-2

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) scrambles during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Jared Wickerham)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) scrambles during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Jared Wickerham)

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The New England Patriots are on the road for Week 7 of the NFL 2016 Regular Season; playing against AFC Conference rival Pittsburgh Steelers.

The game starts at 4:25 p.m. at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA.

SCORE: New England Patriots 27 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 16 (Final)

The Patriots are heading into the game on top of the AFC Conference with a 5-1 record. Since Tom Brady’s return from his 4 game suspension, the team has gone 2-0. Brady is 5 wins away from passing Peyton Manning and becoming the winningest quarterback in NFL history.


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This is the third straight game against an AFC North team. The Patriots beat the Cleveland Browns 33-13 in Week 5, and then they beat the Cincinnati Bengals 35-17 in Week 6. The last time the Patriots faced the Steelers was in the 2015 Kickoff celebration game as the 2014 defending Super Bowl Champions.

Unfortunately, the Pats are facing the Steelers without their starting quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, who injured his knee against the Miami Dolphins last week. Backup quarterback Landry Jones will start instead.


Below is the Patriots 2016 NFL Schedule:

REGULAR SEASON
Week 1 – New England Patriots 23, Arizona Cardinals 21, WIN
Week 2 – Miami Dolphins 24, New England Patriots 31, WIN
Week 3 – Houston Texans 0, New England Patriots 27, WIN
Week 4 – Buffalo Bills 16, New England Patriots 0, LOSS
Week 5 – New England Patriots 33, Cleveland Browns 13, WIN
Week 6 – Cincinnati Bengals 17, New England Patriots 35, WIN
Week 7 – New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers (Oct. 23rd, 4:25PM)
Week 8 – New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills (Oct. 30th, 1:00PM)
Week 9 – BYE WEEK
Week 10 – Seattle Seahawks at New England Patriots (Nov. 13th, 8:30PM)
Week 11 – New England Patriots at San Francisco 49ers (Nov. 20th, 4:25PM)
Week 12 – New England Patriots at New York Jets (Nov. 27th, 8:30PM)
Week 13 – Los Angeles Rams at New England Patriots (Dec. 4th, 1:00PM)
Week 14 – Baltimore Ravens at New England Patriots (Dec. 12th, 8:30PM)
Week 15 – New England Patriots at Denver Broncos (Dec. 18th, 4:25PM)
Week 16 – New York Jets at New England Patriots (Dec. 24th, 1:00PM)
Week 17 – New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins (Jan. 1st, 1:00PM)

PRESEASON
Week 1 – New Orleans Saints 22, New England Patriots 34, WIN
Week 2 – Chicago Bears 22, New England Patriots 23, WIN
Week 3 – New England Patriots 19, Carolina Panthers 17, WIN
Week 4 – New England Patriots 17, New York Giants 9, LOSS

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