In a chaotic Super Bowl, Aaron Rodgers' cool confidence was the difference for Green Bay, Elizabeth Merrill writes.
Of course there are things said in the heat of battle that a football player wishes he could take back. It's not so easy on Twitter or other social networking sites.
Mike Tomlin is going for Pittsburgh's seventh Lombardi trophy. In honor of that, here are seven perspectives of a man who, in some ways, is difficult to get to know.
No doubt Aaron Rodgers is all business this week as he and the Packers prepare to face Pittsburgh in the Super Bowl. But the Green Bay quarterback also knows the value of unwinding.
How does it feel to be Mike McCarthy? To be days away from the game he's dreamed about his whole life? To be playing that game against the franchise that made him love football?
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has a kinder, gentler side, but you won't see it at the Super Bowl. ESPN.com's Elizabeth Merrill explains why.
Chuck Noll is the only NFL coach to win four Super Bowls. So why isn't this Steelers legend caught up in the fanfare, glory and national attention? ESPN.com's Elizabeth Merrill explains he's not that type of man.