Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Super Bowl Preps

Super Bowl 45 is set with the Packers taking on the Steelers. Could be a great game. I think a lot of the focus will be on the Quarterbacks. Both Roethlisberger and Rodgers are among the top 10 in the league...however I think it will be the defenses that decide this one. The Steelers and Packers are the #1 & #2 scoring defenses in the League during the regular season. The Steelers give up an average of 14 and a half points a game while the Packers give up 15. I think the Packers will be able to put pressure on Ben Roethlisberger...the question is can they keep him from getting out the pocket and doing damage. The Steelers will also need to keep Aaron Rodgers under control...he had a number of key scrambles in the NFC Championship game against the Bears.

One other key injury to keep your eye on is the high Ankle sprain suffered by Steelers Rookie Center Maurice Pouncey. The Florida standout was the glue that held together the Steelers shaky offensive line all season.

One other NFL Note--Bengals receiver Chad OchoCinco has decided he will go back to being Chad Johnson. Since he changed his name in the 2009 season #85 has averaged about 70 catches while when he was just Chad Johnson he averaged 90 catches in a stretch from 03-07. I wonder if I can exchange my OchoCinco Jersey?

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