Five of the most intriguing Week 1 NFL matchups, including Patriots vs. Steelers

Tom Brady will look to continue his mastery of the Steelers in Week 1. [Image Source: Flickr | Scott Iwata]
Tom Brady will look to continue his mastery of the Steelers in Week 1. [Image Source: Flickr | Scott Iwata]

The 2019 NFL regular season begins on Thursday when the Bears host the Packers.

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On Thursday, September 5, the 2019 NFL regular season will begin and two NFC North long-time rivals will clash in the Packers and Bears.

The rest of the Week 1 schedule will take place three days later on Sunday (minus the four teams will play on Monday night). Here are the five most intriguing matchups in the opening week. The whole Week 1 schedule can be found on ESPN.

1

Steelers at Patriots (Sunday Night Football)

During his illustrious career, Tom Brady has enjoyed much success against Pittsburgh and is 11-3 (including 3-0 in the postseason) against the Steelers.

2

Packers at Bears (Thursday Night Football)

Aaron Rodgers hopes to guide the Packers to postseason action for the first time in three years, and a Week 1 victory over the reigning NFC North champs would be a large step towards that goal.

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