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Eagles, Packers see their roles reversed

...the Super Bowl. But they're no ordinary sixth seed, and it's been done before. The Pittsburgh Steelers won the 2006 Super Bowl as a No. 6 seed. The Eagles reached the 2009 NFC championship game as the sixth seed."They're the hot team...
NFL | Sports
Hines Ward retires as a Steeler

...consecutive Pro Bowls from 2001-2004 and seemed to get better as he aged. He was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2006 Super Bowl after catching five passes for 123 yards and a touchdown in Pittsburgh's 21-10 victory over Seattle, the franchise's...
Bears stay unbeaten by stunning Packers carries.The Bears, coming off an impressive win at Dallas last weekend, are off to their best start since the 2006 Super Bowl team won its first seven.Aaron Rodgers had another stellar game for Green Bay, completing 34 of 45 passes for...
NFL | Sports
Bears need even more help

...consecutive overtime winning kick. That gave the Bears their third consecutive win, their longest streak since the 2006 Super Bowl season, but even if they make it four in a row, there's no guarantee they'll reach the playoffs. They would...
Coach leads with quiet confidence

TEMPE, Ariz. --- Ken Whisenhunt calmly has succeeded where so many others have failed. He built a playoff team in Arizona, transforming an NFL wasteland into an NFC West champion in just two seasons.
Bears return to spotlight with win

...23-10 win over Jacksonville on Sunday. They'll try to make it three in a row - something they haven't done since the 2006 Super Bowl season - at Green Bay a week from Monday. Chicago native and Illinois product Pierre Thomas started the Saints...
All in the athletic family

...Carlee Roethlisberger is the Sooners' 6-1 freshman forward. Big brother Ben led the Pittsburgh Steelers to the 2006 Super Bowl title and just signed a multimillion-dollar contract. "I always want to make a name for myself," Carlee said...
College basketball
Field crowded for ex-Falcon

...In any league, that's what you better do." Whisenhunt is highly regarded in NFL circles. The Steelers won the 2006 Super Bowl with Whisenhunt coordinating the offense, which has improved dramatically during his tenure. He parlayed that success...
Automakers play big role in Super Bowl

DETROIT - When the Motor City won the right to host the 2006 Super Bowl seven years ago, Detroit's automakers were enjoying record profits and booming sales of sport utility vehicles. Now, the Big...
People in the News

...make his fifth Super Bowl appearance. Williams was in Los Angeles on Tuesday filming the opening introduction to the 2006 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Seattle Seahawks. "Not many people can say they have performed during five...
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