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Thursday, November 11, 2010
Reiss' key matchup: Brady vs. pass rush

By ESPNBoston.com



In the video above, ESPNBoston.com’s Mike Reiss gives a key matchup for the New England Patriots in Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night: quarterback Tom Brady vs. the vaunted Pittsburgh pass rush.

“Steelers defense coordinator Dick LeBeau is a mastermind at bringing pressure from all points of the field and Brady is coming off a performance against the Browns in which his accuracy was off,” Reiss said, before running down Brady’s sagging completion percentages from his last few games. “Brady will have to be better against the Steelers."

Will Brady's foot injury (reported to be a foot sprain) affect his ability to evade the pass rush? That will be another area to watch Sunday.