Super Bowl 2011: Top Five Impact Players From Each The Packers and Steelers

January 29, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In Super Bowl XLV two of the toughest defenses as well as two of the best quarterbacks in the NFL will meet to see who walks away with the Lombardi trophy. There are so many great players on each team but here are five of the best impact players that could single-handedly alter the course of Super Bowl XLV.
No. 5 Troy Polamalu, Strong Safety, Pittsburgh Steelers.
What is there to say about Polamalu that hasn’t already been addressed? Polamalu brings an intensity to the game that is unmatched by most defensive backs in the NFL. He also has the ability to single-handedly alter a game with just one play.
In week 13 against the Baltimore Ravens with just over three minutes remaining and the Ravens leading 10-6, Polamalu came off the end on a safety blitz and forced a fumble that would eventually lead to a Steelers touchdown and a huge 13-10 victory over Baltimore. His ability to read the defense has allowed him to excel at a position that is one of the most...

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