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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger answers questions during a news conference on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, in Fort Worth, Texas. The Steelers will play the Green Bay Packers in NFL football Super Bowl XLV Sunday, Feb. 6. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Super Bowl Blog: Thursday In Dallas

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.

WFAN–02/04/2011

Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews (52) stretches with teammats during practice, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 in Dallas. Green Bay will face the Pittsburgh Steelers in the NFL football Super Bowl XLV Sunday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Super Bowl Blog: Hitting The Practice Field

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.

WFAN–02/03/2011

Ben Roethlisberger speaks during Super Bowl media day. (Peter Schwartz/WFAN)

Super Bowl Blog: Media Day

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…

WFAN–02/02/2011

Yvette Hamby braves freezing temperatures as she works to clear a path into Cowboys Stadium for media day for NFL football Super Bowl XLV Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Super Bowl Travel Nightmare: Ice Storm Pelts Dallas

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport reopened after icy runways forced a temporary closure on Tuesday morning, leaving some Super Bowl travelers in the cold.

WFAN–02/01/2011

Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Braylon Edwards pose for a photo during the NFL PLAYERS VIP Party prior to Super Bowl XLII at Barcelona Restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Super Bowl Week: To Party Or Not Before Game?

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.

WFAN–01/31/2011

Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers huddles with his teammates against the Chicago Bears in the NFC Championship Game at Soldier Field on January 23, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Super Bowl-Bound Packers Display Subtle Swagger

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.

WFAN–01/25/2011

(Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

New NFL Overtime Rules Kick Off This Weekend

As if NFL coaches needed something else to worry about. When the playoffs begin this weekend, they will feature a new rule for overtime.

WFAN–01/07/2011

(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Packers’ Rodgers Expected To Start Against Giants

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.

WFAN–12/23/2010

(Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Rodgers’ Status Remains Unclear Facing 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.

WFAN–12/20/2010

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jets’ Westhoff: No More Special Teams Surprises

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.

WFAN–11/05/2010

(Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Jets’ Secondary Could Add To Packers’ Passing Woes

Through seven games, Aaron Rodgers and his receivers have largely misfired between stints of strong play.

WFAN–10/29/2010

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rodgers, Jets’ Sanchez Far From Favre’s Shadow

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.

WFAN–10/28/2010

Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers meets with Brett Favre #4 of the Minnesota Vikings after the Packers defeated the Vikings 28-24 at Lambeau Field on October 24, 2010 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

Favre Hurting Again, Packers Beat Vikings 28-24

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.

WFAN–10/25/2010

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