Super Bowl 2011: No Hangover for Steelers or Packers Next Year

February 1, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Every year the team that loses the big game has to deal with the questions about how it will follow up its Super Bowl.
Will they come out the next season strong and make a push at another championship, or will they flop like many teams we have seen in previous years?
In just the past 10 years we have seen five Super Bowl losers struggle the following season. We aren't talking about just a little struggle either. Out of these five teams, four of them have seen their wins decrease by six or more.
The Steelers and Packers are both built for long-term success, and I don't see either of these teams going anywhere in the next season. That is, if there even is a next season with all the CBA talk going on—but that's a story for another day.
Pittsburgh Steelers
The Steelers as a franchise just know how to win, and I find it difficult to see them having a Super Bowl hangover next year. They have a quarterback in Ben Roethlisberger who is not going anywh...

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