Scout Premium Content

Key matchup: DEs vs. backup tackles

Jared Allen (Jim McIsaac/Getty)

With both of the Panthers' starting offensive tackles on injured reserve, the Vikings' defensive ends should have a decided advantage.

Jared Allen and Ray Edwards vs. Travelle Wharton and Geoff Schwartz There are few times when the defensive end tandem of Jared Allen and Ray Edwards are completely overmatched. But a team is missing both of its starting offensive tackles, it becomes potentially dangerous for its quarterback, making this week's battle between Allen and Edwards and Panthers offensive tackle Travelle Wharton and... Recommended Stories