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Steelers-Bills AFC Wild Card matchup moved to Monday due to weather

Winter storm conditions in western New York has caused the AFC Wild Card matchup to be moved back a day.

Miami Dolphins v Buffalo Bills Photo by Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images

New York governor Kathy Hochul has announced that Sunday’s AFC Wild Card matchup between the road Pittsburgh Steelers and the home Buffalo Bills has been moved to Monday at 4:30 p.m. ET due to a winter storm in western New York. The game was originally set to kick off from Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, NY, at 1 p.m. ET and forecasts are calling for 1-3 feet of snow with 25-30 MPH winds and wind gusts of up to 46 MPH. Governor Hochul had already declared a state of emergency for the area on Friday.

Both teams will now have an extra day rest up in their respective hotels as the storm pass through the area on Sunday. The Bills surged towards the end of the regular season and a Week 18 victory over the Dolphins clinched them both the AFC East title and the No. 2 seed. Meanwhile, the Steelers managed to nab a Wild Card spot even with Mason Rudolph taking over for an injured Kenny Pickett at the end of the year.