Super Bowl 2011: Can Green Bay Slow Big Ben, Steelers?

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Super Bowl 2011: Can Green Bay Slow Big Ben, Steelers? 
The Pittsburgh Steelers were one of the most successful teams in the NFL during the 2010-11 season. Their defense was sturdy, their offense was balanced and showed serious potential, and it was little surprise to see the AFC's second seed make it to Dallas. 
However, while the offense had productive moments, it has also ground to a halt on occasion. And they now face a Green Bay defense who excels at locking down the NFL's best offenses. The Packers ranked second in the NFL in points allowed coming into the playoffs, and fifth in yards allowed. They're strong against the pass and the run, and their pass rush should give Big Ben fits all game. 
But, that doesn't mean Pittsburgh's offense is doomed to failure. Far from it, in fact. After all, with his size, Ben Roethlisberger is one of the toughest quarterbacks to take down in the NFL. His receivers, most notably Mike Wallace and Emmanuel Sanders, are c...

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