Super Bowl XLV: Kep Matchups to Watch For in the Big Game

February 2, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Super Bowl XLV: Key Matchups That Will Define the Outcome of the Super Bowl.
Football is a game of matchups and gameplans, where one big play within these matchups can be the difference in who wins and who loses.
There are some great matchups that will be on display on Sunday between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers.
Here is a rundown of the top matchups to look for:
Troy Polamalu vs. Aaron Rodgers: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has clearly come into his own this season, with 28 touchdown passes to 11 interceptions. But he faces one of the top defensive players in the game on Super Bowl Sunday. Not only that, he struggled against a similar defense in the Chicago Bears in the NFC Championship Game, getting picked off twice. Rodgers is going to have to play an extremely smart game against the gameplan of the Steelers and the heady play of Polamalu, who won the Defensive Player of the Year award this season.
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