Super Bowl XLV Preview
The Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers are down in Dallas Texas for Super Bowl XLV. The Steelers have won the Super Bowl more than any other team, but the Packers have won the most Championships since professional football started. It’s the perfect matchup, let’s preview both teams and analyze who will win Super Bowl XLV.
This match up between Green Bay and Pittsburgh is really a rivalry between the best fans in the NFL. In 2008, ESPN performed a ranking of each NFL team’s fans and the Steelers and Packers tied for first place with 10 points each. They were graded on quantity, quality, loudness, sportsmanship, and overall crazy stories. You can guarantee a lot of “Cheeseheads” (Packer fans) and Steelers fans down in Texas for Super Bowl XLV… the energy at this game is going to be crazy electric!
Super Bowl Spread
The Packers are a 3 point spread over the Steelers. How come? Do those guys in Las Vegas even know what they’re talking about? In fact, the underdogs are 8-2 against the spread in the last 10 superbowls. That’s good news for the Steelers because it’s easier to be the underdog… less pressure!
The Steelers have been to 6 Super Bowls and they have won them all. However Green Bay’s history is even more impressive having won 12 championships since the League started in 1929. Both these teams’ history means so much to the fans, the players and the coaching staff. You can bet that both teams’ reputations are on the line this Sunday.
The Packers finished this year with a 10-6 record while the Steelers were 12-4. Both teams are stacked with great players and coaching. They played each other last year in a great battle right down to the wire with the Steelers winning 37-36 on a last second Mike Wallace 19 yard passing play with Ben Roethlisberger.
I’m sorry to say it, but the Steelers will win on Sunday. Most of their players have Super Bowl experience as Ben Roethlisberger has won 2 Super Bowls since his rookie year in 2005. Here’s Ben’s Hat Trick… Pittsburgh 48 Green Bay 31