Mike Rucker will need to apply pressure on Tom Brady if the Panthers are to slow down the Patriots.
The Patriots offense revolves entirely around Tom Brady and his ability to distribute the ball to the open man.
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The Steelers are running the ball well, but the Ravens are completely capable of stuffing Jerome Bettis.
Tory James will need plenty of help to keep the ball out of the hands of Torry Holt.
The Seahawks will need to avoid turnovers and pound Shaun Alexander early and often against the Rams.
Eddie George is still capable of wearing down a front seven and forcing the defense to react to him.
With the injury to rookie Charles Rogers, Az-Zahir Hakim has become the Lions' de facto lead wide receiver.
The Packers' offensive line is healthy and playing well, and should be able to pick up the 49ers' blitzes and stunts.
The Chiefs' passing game is in top form, and should pose plenty of problems for the Bengals' thin secondary.
The Dolphins will give Wade Smith much needed help as he will line up opposite Jevon Kearse.
The Colts don't play often outdoors, but Mike Vanderjagt has converted all four of his attempts off grass this year.
Dallas has been winning with a ball control offense that can produce the occasional big play from the passing game.
The Packers will use their size advantage over ther Rams' front four to establish a running game with Ahman Green.
Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson will delight in sending waves of blitzers after Quincy Carter.