Super Bowl 2011: The Green Bay Packers Will Defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers

February 2, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Super Bowl 2011: The Play of QB Aaron Rodgers and Linebacker Clay Matthews Will Win Super Bowl XLV for the Green Bay Packers.
As we get closer to Super Bowl XLV on Sunday, it's time for Super Bowl picks.
I have the Green Bay Packers defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers, 23-20.
First off, both teams have excellent defenses. The Steelers gave up a league-best 14.5 points per game in 2010. The Packers were second, giving up 15.0 points per game.
But I honestly think Packers linebacker Clay Matthews will have a bigger impact on the game than Troy Polamalu, simply because of his ability to sack the quarterback.
The Steelers' offensive line has been banged up all year and the last thing they need is to line up against a guy who had 13.5 sacks in the regular season.
If Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey doesn't play, that's a big loss, and opens things up more for Matthews.
If Pouncey does play, he won't be 100 percent anyway.
I also think Packers QB Aaron R...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments