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For the first time, fans will be able to take an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Super Bowl XLIII Halftime Show performed by Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band.
Let history show that Steelers WR Santonio Holmes‘ 6-yard, game-winning touchdown catch in Super Bowl XLIII cost him $10,000.
As if it wasn’t impressive enough that Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger led his team to a game-winning drive inSuper Bowl XLIII, it was discovered that he did so with two broken ribs.
NFL Network will re-air the Pittsburgh Steelers’ dramatic win over the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII, as well as the halftime show featuring Bruce Springsteen, on Sunday, Feb. 8 and Thursday, Feb. 12 in HD.
The Cardinals announced a statistical change Thursday, giving defensive tackle Darnell Dockett a share of a Super Bowl record.
Each Pro Bowl team is led by the coach of the team that lost in that conference’s championship game. John Harbaugh, the rookie coach whose Baltimore Ravens fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-14 in the AFC Championship Game, said he wasn’t able to fully get over that loss until Super Bowl XLIII had been played. A Super Bowl that Harbaugh didn’t even watch.
At age 36, Mike Tomlin is the youngest head coach to ever win a Super Bowl, as well as the second African-American head coach to do so. Three years after the Colts’ Tony Dungy became the first African-American head coach to win the Vince Lombardi Trophy, Tomlin likes the fact that his age has been more of a talking point than his race.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Los Angeles could host the game in 2016, even if the city still doesn’t have an NFL franchise. The game would mark the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl, and Super Bowl I was played at the Los Angeles Coliseum, so it makes sense.
Super Bowl XLIII just ended, but the celebration is just beginning for the Steelers and their legion of fans.
A podium was set up at midfield at Raymond James Stadium in a matter of minutes under a flurry of confetti. As the Steelers celebrated around it, several gave a few remarks, including majority owner Dan Rooney, coach Mike Tomlin, QB Ben Roethlisberger and WR Santonio Holmes.
We are on the sidelines in the first quarter, and Marshall Faulk is calling plays like Nostradamus. He nailed the pass play to Heath Miller that gave the Steelers the ball at the 1-yard line.
The lights are on, and the marching band is on the field. Pregame festivities for Super Bowl XLIII are underway.
While milling around the field for pregame, Marshall Faulk shared a great story. Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald was texting Faulk last night, trying to figure out how to get to sleep.
NFL GameDay Morning, the longest and most comprehensive NFL pregame show on television, aired at 11 a.m. ET on Super Bowl XLIII Sunday. NFL Network featured six and a half hours of NFL GameDay Morning pregame show coverage with 18 analysts, reporters and hosts. The roster included Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk, Warren Sapp, Rod Woodson, Steve Mariucci, Derrick Brooks, John Lynch, Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, Jamie Dukes, Solomon Wilcots, Kara Henderson, Scott Hanson, Bob Papa, Randy Moss, Fran Charles and Rich Eisen. Adam Schefter reported on news from around the league.