Originally posted on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 9/7/13
The Pittsburgh Steelers will open up their 2013 season at Heinz Field on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans and below are seven things to look for heading into the game. It's A Trap - There has been a lot of talk about the Titans possibly running some read-option Sunday, but I'm starting to think we might not see much if any of it. Why? They don't have to. Both Andy Levitre and Chance Warmack are very good on the move, and the Titans love to run the trap to either side because of it. They also run the inside and outside zone and once again, their guards are great at it. The Titans will try to wear down the Steelers defense with traditional power running. They want Troy Polamalu in the box and the Steelers cornerbacks to have to make as many tackles as possible. If they do that, it will open up their deep passing game more. The Steelers front seven must control the gaps, and the inside linebackers have to defeat the guards in order to shut down the Titans run game. They are much mor...
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