Super Bowl 2011: Running the Ball Will Be the Key for the Packers and Steelers

January 24, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers will meet in Super Bowl XLV, in Dallas, Texas on February 6th, 2011.
I cannot wait for this game; neither can the players, coaches, and fans of NFL football, in general.
After taking an early look at this game, one key thing stands out the most. This is the ability for each team to have success running the ball.
Most people will look at this matchup and instantly look at the quarterbacks, and rightfully so. When those quarterbacks are named Ben Roethlisberger and Aaron Rodgers, I would expect nothing different.
But this game will come down to the success of the running game and the ability to keep the opposing team's quarterbacks off the field. This game will come down to the success of the two teams offensive lines and running backs James Starks and Rashard Mendenhall.
For the Green Bay Packers, they have their work cut out for them in going up against the NFL's best rushing defense.
To put what the Steelers r...

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