tackled at the goal line on a keeper in the second quarter of Super Bowl XL
(inset), Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger looked for the line judge's
signal with Seahawks linebacker D.D. Lewis. The touchdown call, which was
upheld upon review, put the Steelers up 7-3 and propelled them to a 21-10
victory on Sunday in Detroit (page 52).
Early in the third
quarter running back Willie Parker outraced the Seattle defense for a 75-yard
score (inset), as Terrible Towel-- waving Steelers fans anticipated his arrival
in the Ford Field end zone. Parker's run, which surpassed Marcus Allen's
74-yard dash in XVIII for the longest in Super Bowl history, gave Pittsburgh a
Sack, Rattle and
Casey Hampton, the
Steelers' 325-pound Pro Bowl nosetackle, showed he was light on his feet after
a fourth-quarter sack (inset), one of three times Pittsburgh's defense got to
Seattle quarterback Matt Hasselbeck. Although Hasselbeck passed for 273 yards,
he was intercepted once and threw for only one touchdown.
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