Here’s some stuff to get you ready for Super Bowl XLIII here in Tampa. We’ll be blogging live from Raymond James Stadium during pregame festivities and throughout the game, so check here for thoughts and observations on the matchup between Arizona and Pittsburgh.
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Today’s big game pits Arizona’s unstoppable offense vs. Pittsburgh’s immovable defense.
An improved Arizona offensive line will have to stop Pittsburgh’s talented linebacker quartet.
The TNT’s Dave Boling says the underdog Arizona will win this one.
The TNT’s John McGrath says Pittsburgh is the better team.
Here’s a breakdown of the key matchups.
Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic says the Cardinals are no longer the struggling franchise known for losing.
Paola Bolvin of the Arizona Republic looks back at the 1947 Cardinals championship team.
Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writes that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is seeking redemption after his poor performance against Seattle in his last Super Bowl appearance.
Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports says Pittsburgh owner Dan Rooney sets the tone for the franchise that remains a consistent winner.
Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times says Seahawks fans can’t root for "Stealers."