Thursday was another eventful day here in Dallas and not all of it had to do with Super Bowl XLV. In addition to another day of practice for the Packers and Steelers, there were plenty of things going on inside and outside of the media center.
On Wednesday, the Packers and Steelers practiced for the first time since arriving in North Texas – both teams took their practices indoors because of the inclement weather here in the Dallas area.
Media Day had its usual fair share of interesting questions from the many reporters who don’t normally cover football but are somehow credentialed for the Super Bowl. Here are some of the things that I heard and saw…
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport reopened after icy runways forced a temporary closure on Tuesday morning, leaving some Super Bowl travelers in the cold.
A report that club owners in Dallas have put out an urgent call for an additional 10,000 strippers struck a familiar chord with those who remember when players’ antics the week leading up to the Super Bowl made for bigger headlines than the game itself.
Going into the season, most people took the Packers’ Old West costume caper as a playful-but-purposeful message that they intended to finish their season in cowboy country, the Feb. 6 Super Bowl at Cowboys Stadium — and weren’t afraid to say so.
As if NFL coaches needed something else to worry about. When the playoffs begin this weekend, they will feature a new rule for overtime.
With the playoffs still a realistic possibility, Aaron Rodgers is expected to start Sunday’s game for the Green Bay Packers against the New York Giants.
As of Monday, the Green Bay Packers couldn’t say for sure that Aaron Rodgers will be able to play this weekend against the Giants.
Mike Westhoff wants no more surprises — unless he calls for them himself. “If you don’t get an OK, you don’t run it,” said Westhoff.
Through seven games, Aaron Rodgers and his receivers have largely misfired between stints of strong play.
Aaron Rodgers and Mark Sanchez have followed the same set of imposing footprints to starting jobs in the NFL. They’re the only quarterbacks — for now — who can say they replaced Brett Favre.
Brett Favre spent what seemed to be an eternity searching for something before approaching the podium, finally beaten by his former team for the first time.