5 most interesting NFL matchups to watch Week 6

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Jedrick Wills, Cleveland Browns
CLEVELAND, OHIO – SEPTEMBER 17: Offensive tackle Jedrick Wills #71 of the Cleveland Browns runs onto the field during player introductions prior to the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 17, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Browns defeated the Bengals 35-30. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images) /

2. Cleveland’s offensive line up against Pittsburgh’s front seven

The Browns are riding high coming into this game after a surprising victory over the Colts. Much of Cleveland’s offensive success against Indianapolis can be traced back to their offensive line’s ability to control the line of scrimmage. The Steelers front seven will do everything within their power to change that narrative in Week 6.

The play of rookie left tackle Jedrick Wills has been huge for Baker Mayfield. Jack Conklin is also playing good football on the right side. The big question coming into this game is whether or not Cleveland will have guard Wyatt Teller. He went out with a calf injury against the Colts and his status for this weekend’s game is up in the air. He’s arguably been the best guard in football on the young season.

The Steelers front seven will be anxious to atone for their poor showing against the Eagles offense last week. J.J. Watt and Bud Dupree are going to be let loose to rush the passer from the edge early and often. Their respective battles against Wills and Conklin could go a long way towards determining the winner of this crucial game.

Don’t overlook the physical contest that will be taking place inside though. Cleveland also wants to establish the ability to run in between the tackles. That makes neutralizing Cam Heyward a crucial battle for them to win on Sunday.