Postponed Hall of Fame game now in 2021

Postponed Hall of Fame game now in 2021
ARLINGTON, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 08: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks to pass during a game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on November 08, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

CANTON, Ohio — The previously postponed Hall of Fame Game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys will now be played on Aug. 5.

The 2021 HOF Game game will be a meeting over a year in the making. Originally planned for 2020, this year’s game will be a highly anticipated matchup between the two storied franchises.

The Hall of Fame Game is the annual kickoff to Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls and official start of the NFL season.

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This will be the seventh appearance for both franchises in the Hall of Fame Game and the first time they will go head-to-head in the preseason opener.

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