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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Superbowl Preview: Close Game Expected, Steelers Hope Lucky Beard Comes Through

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel answers questions during a news conference. (AP)

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel answers questions during a news conference. (AP)

This Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers will face off against the Green Bay Packers for Super Bowl XLV in Arlington, Texas.

The game is expected to be close: Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers have had great seasons, and both teams have a tough defense.  Steelers’ defensive end Brett Keisel is hoping his lucky beard pushes the team to victory, while the Packers are hoping the indoor game conditions will favor their fast defense.

We preview the game with Judy Battista, who covers pro football for the New York Times.


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