Friday, January 30, 2009
Super Bowl XLIII
Here we go, again! The Steelers will be playing in their seventh Super Bowl in a mere two days, going for their sixth win. That one loss to the Cowboys in '96 still smarts. Neil O'Donnell's legacy in Pittsburgh is forever sealed as the guy who choked in the big game. That's just how it works in sports. You're either a maligned loser or a lionized hero through the ages.
I'm a little nervous about Sunday's game. I don't really know anything about the Cards and I didn't watch them throughout their playoff run. Are they for real? I'm guessing that they've got some necessary winning elements, but honestly, much of the NFC was so weak this year that it's difficult to see any NFC as threatening.
I'll be watching the Super Bowl, and holding my breath until which time the Steelers either put the game away or give me a heart attack.