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
Passer rating: 98.4
Steelers defense against play-action
Completion percentage: 77.3
Passer rating: 111.6