Scout Premium Content

Colts Key Matchup: Mathis vs Jansen

Robert Mathis (Getty)

Colts defensive end Robert Mathis will test his speed against huge Redskins offensive tackle Jon Jansen this Sunday in a matchup where he's giving up a tremendous size disadvantage. Greg Talmage takes a closer look at this matchup...

The Washington Redskins love to run RB Clinton Portis off tackle and behind the two bookends of their O-line—offensive tackles Chris Samuels and Jon Jansen. This must be working well, because currently the Redskins' run offense ranks third in the NFL, averaging 130 yards per game. The Colts, on the other hand, are last in the NFL in rushing defense, giving up 166.8 yards per game. So I'm sure... Recommended Stories