"We have a chance to be one of the best pass-rushing teams in the league," Harbaugh said. "We have to make that happen."
The Texans, meanwhile, forced overtime against Tennessee last week on an Arian Foster touchdown and two-point conversion with 1:53 remaining in the fourth quarter before winning in the extra frame on rookie wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins' 3-yard TD catch. With the victory, Houston became the first team since 1970 to start 2-0 with both wins coming on the game's final play.
"It's probably not the best for your blood pressure, but we find a way to win and that's all that matters," said reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt.
PREDICTION: Ravens 21, Texans 20
Green Bay (1-1) at Cincinnati (1-1), Sunday, 1 p.m.
LINE: Packers by 2
THE SKINNY: The Packers offense is No. 1 in all of football after becoming the first team in NFL history with a 450-yard passer (Aaron Rodgers, 480) and 125- yard rusher (James Starks, 132) in the same game last week against Washington. Bengals coach Marvin Lewis recorded his 80th career regular-season win Week 2 against Pittsburgh, the most in franchise history. Meanwhile, Cincinnati has won four of its past five at home and signal caller Andy Dalton has 10 TDs versus one pick over that span.
PREDICTION: Packers 24, Bengals 21
New York Giants (0-2) at Carolina (0-2), Sunday, 1 p.m.
LINE: Panthers by 1 1/2
THE SKINNY: This is a virtual must-win game for two 0-2 clubs. The Giants have been serving up more turnovers than your local bakery, committing a franchise- record 10 over the first two weeks. New York QB Eli Manning, who has started 137 consecutive games - the longest active streak in the NFL - is 4-1 lifetime against Carolina, In Charlotte, Cam Newton's numbers - he's the only player in NFL history with 8,000-plus pass yards (8,274), 40-plus pass TDs (43), 1,500- plus rush yards (1,500) and 20-plus rush TDs (22) - haven't translated to success on the field. Newton is now 13-21 as an NFL starter after last week's setback in Buffalo.
PREDICTION: Giants 27, Panthers 17
St. Louis (1-1) at Dallas (1-1), Sunday, 1 p.m.
LINE: Cowboys by 4
THE SKINNY: Tony Romo has never lost to the Rams, compiling a 2-0 mark while recording a 112.1 passer rating. The Cowboys are 28-6 all-time when their leader has a 110-plus rating. Romo's counterpart in this one, Sam Bradford, passed for 352 yards in a setback to Atlanta last week and three TDs, which matched his career-high.
PREDICTION: Cowboys 28, Rams 20
Cleveland (0-2) at Minnesota (0-2), Sunday, 1 p.m.
LINE: Vikings by 5 1/2
THE SKINNY: It's a bit of a "Desperation Bowl" in Minny, where the Browns will welcome speedy WR Josh Gordon back from suspension but will be without quarterback Brandon Weeden, who is out with an injured thumb. Instead of going with backup Jason Campbell, however, rookie coach Rob Chudzinski tabbed third- stringer Brian Hoyer. The Browns may be able to use "Joe Schmo" against a Vikings defense allowing 440 yards per game (28th in the NFL) and 32.5 points (30th).
PREDICTION: Vikings 27, Browns 20
Tampa Bay (0-2) at New England (2-0), Sunday, 1 p.m.
LINE: Patriots by 7
THE SKINNY: The Patriots may be banged-up, especially at the skill positions, but New England has won 31 of its past 35 home games and All-Pro QB Tom Brady has a TD pass in 50 straight games, just four behind Drew Brees' NFL record. Brady is 2-0 as a starter against the Bucs and 35-9 all-time against NFC foes. That's probably too much to overcome for "Team Turmoil," which seems to be tuning out second-year head coach Greg Schiano.