Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/12/12
Each team has a fantastic defense. There is no denying that fact. Since it's going to be up to the offenses to beat them, I'm keeping the key players on the offensive side of the ball. Let's take a look. T.J. Yates: Yates will certainly have to step up if he wants his team to win this one. He's inexperienced in the playoffs, giving him a bit of a disadvantage. The Ravens will look to control Arian Foster and force the Texans to pass the ball. Yates better be prepared to take the ball and finish drives off though the air. Also, Yates will need to get the ball to Andre Johnson and allow him to make plays similar to last week in Cincinnati.Joe Flacco: Flacco and Yates are in similar situations. Flacco's going up against a good defense that will likely look to control Ray Rice. Flacco will need to move the chains and make those game-winning drives. He has playoff experience, which gives him a huge advantage over the Texans. This will likely be a defensive battle and one of the quart...
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