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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.


Ben Roethlisberger #7 and head coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrate their 24 to 19 win over the New York Jets in the 2011 AFC Championship game at Heinz Field on January 23, 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

No Respect? Mighty Steelers Super Bowl Underdogs

The Steelers, equipped with a record six titles, a 14-4 record, the No. 2 AFC seed and a veteran roster on the verge of three championships in the past six seasons, are underdogs for Super Bowl XLV. Really?


Rex Ryan (credit: AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Keidel: No Cryin’ Over Ryan

Same old Jets? Depends on your definition. If you mean the Jets aren’t in the Super Bowl, you’re correct in the most literal sense. If you mean the Jets are still losers, you’re rather wrong.


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History Might Not Mean Much This Sunday

In a season when both conference title games feature No. 2 seeds and against No. 6s, it’s foolish to discount the Jets in Sunday night’s AFC championship.


Linebacker James Farrior #51 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates after defeating the Baltimore Ravens 31-24 in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Heinz Field on January 15, 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ex-Jet James Farrior Ready To Haunt Former Team

Fourteen seasons into his NFL career, James Farrior has come full circle in Pittsburgh. The former first-round draft pick of the New York Jets has morphed into the Steelers’ sage veteran in his seventh year as captain.


Santonio Holmes

Respectful Jets Stash Away Trash Talk For Steelers

Bitterness and nastiness have been replaced by praise and compliments. The New York Jets are done with the New England Patriots. Bring on Big Ben and the Pittsburgh Steelers.


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Who Knew? Tomlin, Rex ‘Similar’

One is loud. One isn’t. One speaks his mind. One doesn’t. One has a Super Bowl title as a head coach. The other’s still in search of one. But don’t tell Pittsburgh’s Mike Tomlin that he’s not like New York’s Rex Ryan.


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Steelers Awarded 1st Down On 9-yard Run Vs. Jets

Coach Mike Tomlin concedes the Steelers were mistakenly awarded a first down on a 9-yard run by Rashard Mendenhall during their 22-17 loss to the Jets on Sunday.


Mike Wallace (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images), Darrelle Revis (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mike Wallace: Jets’ Darrelle Revis ‘Just Another Guy’

Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace believes his exceptional speed allows him to go against any defensive back in the league without fear. Including Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis.


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NFL Full Of QB Quandaries Heading Into Week 3

After a Sunday full of injuries and interceptions, seemingly half the league heads into Week 3 with a quarterback quandary.


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Roethlisberger To Play Vs. Giants, May Not Start

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will play in Saturday’s exhibition game against the New York Giants, but isn’t saying whether he will start the game.