Posts Tagged ‘Super Bowl XLIV’

Freeney moving well during warmups

Dwight Freeney didn’t look bad moving around in warmups. Looks like he can go straight ahead. What you don’t know is if can he push off against pressure. But he absolutely looked better than you thought he would. The Colts are going to try to get some situational pass rush out of him.

Freeney completes pregame warmups

While Indianapolis Colts DE Dwight Freeney completed a brief workout on his injured right ankle prior to Super Bowl XLIV, how effective he’ll be remains to be seen.

Inside the numbers that really count

Did you know that 3.2 million pizzas will be sold today? It’s the biggest day of the year for pizza sales, and it’s also a big day for gasoline sales, as those delivery guys will log four million miles (and probably speeding so they can get back to their own Super Bowl parties after the deliveries).

Fans living it up in harmony outside stadium

Now less than two hours to kickoff and there are still only a handful (maybe 10 percent) of fans inside the stadium. And no wonder. Having circulated outside, there is just a mind-boggling array of entertainment out there, and it all serves to underline my main point earlier this week: who needs a game?

Vinatieri out for Super Bowl, as expected

Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri will miss the Super Bowl, meaning Matt Stover will continue with the kicking duties.

Freeney is active for Super Bowl

Colts DE Dwight Freeney is active, according to NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora. How much Freeney will play is still in question.

Colts president Polian: Freeney likely will play

Colts president Bill Polian said hours before Sunday’s Super Bowl that DE Dwight Freeney likely will play.

Brees leads way as Saints arrive

The New Orleans Saints arrived at Sun Life Stadium just after 3:30 p.m. ET Sunday, meaning both teams are in the house for Super Bowl XLIV.

NFL Tailgate Party leaves nothing to be desired

The ultimate Super Bowl pregame party is going down just a few hundred feet from where the Super Bowl will take place in a few hours.

Colts DE Freeney will test ankle in warmups

Colts DE Dwight Freeney, who is nursing a sprained ankle, arrived at Sun Life Stadium well before the rest of his teammates Sunday. Freeney is still expected to play on Sunday, but the first true test will come during warmups.

Saints DT Hargrove’s journey comes full circle

Saints DT Anthony Hargrove reflects on his journey to Super Bowl XLIV, which will take place just miles away from the drug treatment center in which he was admitted one year ago.

A history lesson on the Lombardi Trophy

Steve Sabol reflects on the history of the game’s greatest prize, named after one of it’s most legendary coaches, Vince Lombardi.

Looking back at a decade of memorable Super Bowls

If Super Bowl XLIV is anywhere near as memorable as the last two, we’re in for quite a game today. It’s been a great decade for the big game. Here, Steve Sabol looks back at some of the more memorable Super Bowl moments from the past decade.

Starting the final countdown for Super Bowl XLIV

With just more than six hours to go before the gaze of millions around the world are focused on Super Bowl XLIV, the scene at Sun Life Stadium is relatively calm as workers throughout the venue prepare for kickoff.

The privilege of a Brit covering the Super Bowl

It’s a good job most of my journalistic colleagues back in the UK don’t really know what the Super Bowl is all about. Otherwise there would be a queue of bandwagon-jumping scribes all the way back to London’s Heathrow Airport.

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