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Play-action a weakness for both teams

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- One area to watch Sunday night is play-action passing, as both the Patriots and Steelers defenses have shown vulnerability.

According to ESPN Stats & Information tracking, each team has allowed opposing quarterbacks to complete more than 70 percent of their play-action passes.

Some statistics from ESPN Stats & Information:

Patriots defense against play-action

Completion percentage: 74.2

Yards/attempt: 9.5

Passer rating: 98.4

Steelers defense against play-action

Completion percentage: 77.3

Yards/attempt: 9.0

Passer rating: 111.6