Bears must contain Harrison

The outcome of Super Bowl XLI could be decided by a few key individual matchups, writes KC Joyner.

Originally Published: January 30, 2007
By KC Joyner | ESPN Insider
After breaking down film and crunching all the numbers, here are the five most important matchups in Super Bowl XLI.

If his metrics this season are any indication, Tillman is the one player the Colts are certain to target. In Chicago's meaningful games (i.e. not including the last two games of the season), Tillman had 94 passes thrown his way, while right cornerback Nathan Vasher had only 54 passes thrown at him. Tillman was the target of nearly every passing game Chicago faced this year. Since he will be matched up against Marvin Harrison, this game should be no different.

However, Tillman matches up more favorable than might be expected: