Super Bowl XLV Champion Green Bay Packers

Feb 7, 2011


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Congratulations to the Green Bay Packers and Packer Backers worldwide. They played a great game. Big Ben had several chances to add to his Super Bowl lore, but came up short.
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Jordy Nelson looked great or terrible. No in between. In the end though, he’s a champion today.  James Starks ‘ playoff heroics will make things interesting for Ryan Grant next year. Greg Jennings was great. I really liked how he referred to Donald Driver as the team’s number one receiver in the post-game interview. We all know who is the number one for Green Bay, but he was showing respect for the veteran.
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Hines Ward played like a kid again. It was nice to see him step up. The Steelers had their chances, but couldn’t force a turnover or prevent costly ones on offense.
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Was it a great Super Bowl? I’d say no. There was drama, but Green Bay led the entire game. It was an interesting one though. Ticket problems, Christina Aguilera botching the National Anthem, a Black Eye Peas performance that was underwhelming, in part to audio issues. There were some solid commercials, but I don’t look forward to those like I used to.
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All  in all a good showing. Congrats again to the Packers. Here’s the final results from my NFL Picks this year..
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Regular Season Lock Picks:  24-10 (.706)
Regular Season Total:  159-97 (.621)
Playoffs Picks:  6-5 (.545)
Pro Bowl Pick:  0-1 (.000)
Overall Total:  165-103 (.616)

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