Deion Branch returned to the Patriots last season after four-plus years in Seattle and learned one thing in a hurry: Whimsical chatter about Super Bowl XLII is a nonstarter in New England.
Pittsburgh mayor Luke Ravenstahl put a little back into it yesterday while shoveling the walkway of the childhood parish of Packers head coach Mike McCarthy.
Posted: Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Super Bowl XLV, Aaron Rodgers, Antwaan Randle El, Clay Matthews III, Green Bay Packers, Greg Jennings, Hines Ward, Howard Green, Jordy Nelson, Pittsburgh Steelers, rashard mendenhall
At some point when things start to fade, we’ll each be left with a few moments we remember most from Super Bowl XLV. After much deliberation, here’s a look at my key moments that determined the game.
Posted: Monday, February 7th, 2011 | Solomon Wilcots Tags: Super Bowl XLV, Aaron Rodgers, Charles Woodson, Donald Driver, Doug Legursky, Green Bay Packers, Greg Jennings, Jarrett Bush, Jordy Nelson, Maurkice Pouncey, Mike McCarthy, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Clark, Ted Thompson, Troy Polamalu
Here are a few of my initial observations on the Packers and Steelers after getting a second look at the game during some initial film work on Monday.
Posted: Monday, February 7th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Super Bowl XLV, Aaron Rodgers, Charles Woodson, Green Bay Packers, Greg Jennings, Hines Ward, Jordy Nelson, LaMarr Woodley, Mike McCarthy, Nick Collins, Pittsburgh Steelers
The last item of the day before signing off from Super Bowl Sunday is to take a closer look at some of the most notable statistics sent over by the NFL Network research crew.
The Packers and Steelers set the Super Bowl record for fewest rushing attempts in a game for both teams (36).
Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau‘s answer in that last drive was pressure.
The Packers are certainly eating their cake and having it, too. The Packers are using seven man protection via the play-action pass.
Posted: Sunday, February 6th, 2011 | Pat Kirwan Tags: Super Bowl XLV, Aaron Rodgers, B.J. Raji, Ben Roethlisberger, Brett Swain, Bryan Bulaga, Dom Capers, Doug Legursky, Eric Walden, Frank Zombo, Jonathan Scott, LaMarr Woodley, rashard mendenhall, Tony Hills, Trai Essex, Troy Polamalu
A few quick observations/concerns as we get ready for kickoff of Super Bowl XLV.
ARLINGTON, Texas – NFL.com’s Gil Brandt is here, attending his 43rd Super Bowl. That’s a lot of history, folks. Brandt’s notebook is always filled with nuggets about the game, so here’s a sampling:
Part of the Super Bowl coverage is knowing what type of spread President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and the 100 or so guests (a list that includes entertainers Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony as well as various elected leaders) will be partaking in at the White House Super Bowl party.
Posted: Sunday, February 6th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Super Bowl XLV,
Here’s a look back at the Super Bowl picks from some notable celebrities such as Fergie, Pamela Anderson, Sugar Ray Leonard and others.
Hall of Famer Rod Woodson greets former teammate and current Packers outside linebackers coach Kevin Greene on the field at Cowboys Stadium.
Like a hostage victim sympathizing with their captures, I have finally worn down the esteemed Gil Brandt, as he is now adorned with my Terrible Towel.
Posted: Sunday, February 6th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Super Bowl XLV, Aaron Rodgers, Ben Roethlisberger, Charles Woodson, Craig Ellenport, Dave Dameshek, Desmond Howard, Gil Brandt, Hugh Jackman, James Harrison, LaMarr Woodley, Marcus Allen, Mike Wallace
We made it to the press box, and we are ready to start the game. But in the meantime, we kick around our picks for Super Bowl MVP. Come on in and make your own.