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Who Has The Edge? Breaking Down Redskins, Steelers Matchups

By ZAC BOYER

zboyer@freelancestar.com | @ZacBoyer

Redskins Pass Offense vs. Steelers Pass Defense: The Steelers allowed Cincinnati’s Andy Dalton to complete just half of his passes for 105 yards and an interception last week and rank second at 184.8 passing yards allowed a game. Edge: Steelers

Redskins Run Offense vs. Steelers Run Defense: A Washington running back has never run for more than 85 yards against the Steelers. Four players have gained at least 60 yards against Pittsburgh this season; Alfred Morris is averaging 94 yards a game. Edge: Redskins

Steelers Pass Offense vs. Redskins Pass Defense: Mike Wallace, Antonio Brown and tight end Heath Miller have caught a combined 96 passes for 1,129 yards and 10 touchdowns. Ben Roethlisberger has thrown only three interceptions. Edge: Steelers

Steelers Run Offense vs. Redskins Run Defense: Traditionally a ground-based team, the Steelers have been forced away from the run with injuries to running backs Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman this season. Edge: Redskins

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