Pats' defense will make a difference Monday night

Both teams will pass the football, but only the Patriots will run the ball in this "Monday Night Football" matchup.

Updated: October 1, 2007, 1:24 PM ET
By Gary Horton | Scouts Inc.
This week's "Monday Night Football" game features the Patriots visiting the Bengals (ESPN, 8:30 p.m. ET), and Scouts Inc. has three keys to victory for each team.

Gary Horton spent 10 years in the NFL as a scout and another 10 years at the college level as an assistant coach and recruiter. He is the founder and most seasoned member of the Scouts Inc. staff, and his extensive experience at all levels of football make him an excellent talent evaluator.