Hail To The Super Bowl XLV Champs!
Last week, the Green Bay Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers by the score of 31-25 in Super Bowl XLV presented in Irving, Texas.
The Packers took the lead on their first possession of the game and never gave it back. On the first possession, Aaron Rodgers hooked up with Jordy Nelson good for a 29-yard touchdown reception and a 7-0 lead.
The Pack doubled their lead when Nate Collins picked a Ben Roethlisberger pass and returned it to pay dirt. A spectacular play that gave Green Bay a 14-0 lead.
Both teams exchanged a touchdown during the second quarter after the Steelers kicked a field goal halfway in the quarter. The Packers led 21-10 at the half.
The Steelers scored the only points during the third quarter. Rashard Mendenhall punched a 8-yard touchdown run, bringing the Steelers within four points.
Greg Jennings scored his second touchdown of the game early into the fourth quarter. Aaron Rodgers completed a total of three touchdown passes, Green Bay was back on top, 28-17.
The Steelers replied immediatly with a touchdown of their own followed with a successful two point conversion. The Packers lead was down to three points, 28-25.
With their final possession, Green Bay added a field goal and defended the Steelers' ultimate attempt for the 31-25 final score.
Green Bay claims their fourth Super Bowl title in franchise history. Aaron Rodgers was named the game MVP.
Congratulations to the Green Bay Packers for their spectacular victory!
(Picture: Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews, Getty Images.)