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Two AFC powerhouses square off in Steel City

Why to watch
This is a perennial battle for one of the top seeds in the AFC, and a meeting of two of the best coaches in the NFL. This game also features two quarterbacks who throw a helluva deep ball. Patriots-Steelers is always a must-see game.

Inside story
The Patriots have the formula for besting Pittsburgh's defense, going spread with four or five wide and airing it out. It's doubtful that the Patriots even try to run the ball all that much, doing so just enough out of those spread formations to keep the Steelers honest. Any issues with the age of Pittsburgh's D, if they really exist, could manifest here.

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