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Notes from the film room

1/30/2009 - NFL

After breaking down film and critiquing the teams heading into Super Bowl XLIII, Scouts Inc. tells you what to pay attention to.

Scary duo

Steelers OLBs James Harrison and LaMarr Woodley make up the best pass-rushing duo in the NFL, and they are almost an unblockable tandem. Woodley has excellent quickness and loves to use combination moves. He will often start outside and then come back inside and attack the B-gap. Woodley changes direction very well, forces the blocker to overcommit and is a sure tackler.

Harrison is not very big but has rare lower-body strength, phenomenal leverage and great pop on contact. Unlike Woodley, he doesn't give a lot of moves, and he relies more on his quickness and bull rush. These two pass-rushers get a lot of their production on second effort, and it is particularly scary when Woodley and Harrison line up on the same side. Expect to see more of this Sunday.