Corry Evans is expecting a difficult clash against Sheffield United this evening, but believes Rovers have nothing to fear ahead of the game at Ewood Park.
The Blades come into the game on the back of a late win on the road at Millwall at the weekend down in London.
But Rovers are strong at home and are unbeaten in the last 25 league games on the Ewood turf, with no EFL side having a better record on their own patch.
And Evans says he seems some similarities between Rovers and their opponents ahead of the game.
“Sheffield United are a well drilled team. They had a similar sort of rise to us in their first season back in the Championship last term," the Northern Ireland international said.
"They did really well and will have counted themselves unlucky not to have finished in the play-offs.
“They have made some good signings in the summer and they will be a difficult opponent, that’s for sure.
“We have played against a lot of the bigger teams and there’s nothing to fear. We have a good group, a good manager and we are confident.
"There have been a few teams over the years – Norwich and Southampton – who have gained back-to-back promotions.
“You have to be realistic. Teams who have come down either have a transitional period or hit the ground running, like West Brom have done so far this season."