Line a tough barrier to overcome

Thursday, August 2, 2001 at 1:00am

Whether on the attack on defense or protecting their quarterback on offense, few, if any, do it better than the Nashville Kats.

The Toronto Phantoms (9-6), the Eastern Division champions, are riding a six-game winning streak that can be heavily contributed to the play of their linemen. The Kats (10-4), the Western Division champions, led the Arena Football League in fewest sacks allowed, rushing and most sacks made. The two teams face each other Friday night at 7 in the Gaylord Entertainment Center in the quarterfinals of the playoffs.

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