This is an international game, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings square of at Wembley Stadium in London, England. Technically, the Vikings are the home team in this international contest. Both teams are looking for their first win of the season in this contest.
The Vikings went to London early in the week, but the Steelers didn’t fly out until Thursday evening.
“I value normalcy in the early portions of the week from a preparation standpoint and from a practice standpoint — use of our facilities, the comforts of home if you will,” Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said. “It’s purely a business trip for me personally. This is just a road game for us. We are happy to represent the NFL in international play, but in terms of what it is that we are doing, our level of focus and the things that we need to do in preparation and in play, it’s just a road game for us.”
We’ll see which plan worked better this weekend.