The Steelers are advising fans to arrive early for Sunday's AFC Divisional Playoff game against the San Diego Chargers for pregame events and to avoid crowds at the gates.
Pregame activities will include:
• 4:25 p.m.: Recognition on the field of active duty servicemen and women by the U.S. Army Band.
• 4:30 p.m.: National anthem sung by rock band Styx with military flyover.
• 4:35 p.m.: Steelers player introductions.
• 4:40 p.m.: Coin toss with honorary co-captain Jerome Bettis.
Kickoff is at 4:45 p.m.
The Coca-Cola Great Hall and South Plaza (Gates A and B) will open at 1:30 p.m., approximately three hours prior to kickoff. Gate C (access to the seating bowl, club lounges and suites) will open at 2:30 p.m.
Prior to kickoff, local band Glitz will perform in the Coca-Cola Great Hall and Mystic Knights in the West Main Concourse. Fans who arrive early can also watch the NFC Divisional Playoff Game on the Heinz Field scoreboard.