Dixon gets start for Steelers against Falcons

The storyline
Dennis Dixon gets the first crack to fill in for Ben Roethlisberger during his suspension. Matt Ryan tries to shake off his sophomore slump.

Why you should watch
Troy Polamalu is back for the Steelers after missing most of last season and the Falcons are healthy after an injury-filled 2009. Have a feeling breakout receiver Mike Wallace will give Atlanta's secondary all it can handle.

Did you know?
When Michael Turner has at least 22 carries, his teams are 13-1. ... Atlanta's Roddy White is the only receiver in franchise history with 80-plus catches and 1,000-plus yards in three consecutive seasons. ... The Steelers have won seven straight season-openers -- the longest streak in the NFL. ... Pittsburgh is 16-3 when Troy Polamalu has an interception.

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