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Let the record show that the Texans did beat a Manning-led Colts team one time in four seasons, a 34-24 win in Week 1 of the 2010 season. Dreessen has faced the Steelers far fewer times in his career, just twice entering this weekend, but that's enough times to know there may not be a tougher defense in the league right now.
"I don't know that there is one," Dreessen said. "You know, hanging on to James Harrison and (LaMarr) Woodley on the edge, and of course you got Troy Polamalu running all around and doing his thing, so they're a very physical group. They've been consistently one of the best groups in the league for a reason. Their physical play and their confusing looks, so we got our work cut out for us, for sure."