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Les Carpenter
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Les Carpenter

Yahoo! Sports reporter and former NFL writer for The Washington Post.

Greatest of Its Era

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For two straight years now we have seen one of the greatest plays in Super Bowl history change the narratives of players and teams in a matter of seconds. Last February it was New York Giants wide receiver David Tyree who inexplicably caught a football against his helmet, then tumbled to the ground on a play that prolonged the drive that beat the New England Patriots, keeping the Patriots from going 19-0, which would have been the finest season in the league's history. Then Sunday there came a flurry of such moments. Each brought its own saga, none of it clear which would be the most memorable.

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By Les Carpenter  |  February 2, 2009; 9:17 AM ET  | Category:  Arizona Cardinals , Pittsburgh Steelers Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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