NFL games come down to individual matchups. Here's the key one in Sunday's season-opener for the Steelers against the Houston Texans:
OLB James Harrison vs. LT Duane Brown: Many were surprised when the Texans took Brown in the first round of the NFL draft and he's far from a finished product. You'd better believe the Steelers like the matchup of their Pro Bowl linebacker against a rookie making his first NFL start - on the road. As Steelers rookie Rashard Mendenhall said in training camp after failing to score in the team's first goal-line drill, there aren't many guys running around college campuses who look like James Harrison. Welcome to the NFL rook.