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Mike Preston's key matchups for Ravens at Texans
Mike Preston's key matchups for Ravens at Texans

Texans RB Arian Foster vs. Ravens ILBs Daryl Smith and C.J. Mosley: The Texans will give the Ravens a healthy dose of Foster, who has rushed 230 times this season for 1,127 yards. Foster is averaging 4.9 yards a carry, and runs with speed and power. The Ravens have one of the best run defenses in the league, allowing just 84.3 yards per game. Mosley, a rookie, leads the team in tackles with 120, and Smith has 108. The Ravens must control the action up front for Mosley and Smith to be effective. Edge: Even Texans DE J.J. Watt vs. Ravens OTs Eugene Monroe and Rick Wagner: Watt might be the best player in the NFL. He has 64 tackles and 16.5 sacks. He has a good vertical leap and knocks down a...