The League

Archive: January 23, 2011 - January 29, 2011

It's a passing league

The reality is that more often than not, a great quarterback leads his team to a Super Bowl victory. The NFL is a passing league and any team relying on its defense or running game to win a championship is a long shot.

By Brandon Benson | January 25, 2011; 4:07 PM ET | Comments (0)

It's coaches and QBs now

Quarterbacks and coaching, more than defense, have the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers vying for another Super Bowl title.

By Richard Boadu & Claude Clayborne | January 25, 2011; 3:54 PM ET | Comments (0)

Staying true to history

As past Super Bowl champions have proven, it takes defense to reach, and ultimately win the big game in the NFL. The Steelers and Packers are proof once again.

By Leonard Shapiro | January 25, 2011; 3:39 PM ET | Comments (0)

Defense does it again

It's no surprise that two teams built for the playoffs with elite defenses will take the field in Dallas on Feb. 6 in a game that will likely be decided on the defensive end.

By Anthony Stalter | January 25, 2011; 3:13 PM ET | Comments (0)

Cliche because it's true

Even in a year when everyone is running up points, the Packers and Steelers have proven it still takes a good defense to get to the Super Bowl.

By Dave Goldberg | January 25, 2011; 1:23 PM ET | Comments (0)

 
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