Woodley proves prophetic for Pittsburgh

Updated: February 2, 2009, 7:41 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- Several hours before the start of Super Bowl XLIII, Pittsburgh linebacker LaMarr Woodley passed Dan Rooney in the team hotel and offered this salient comment to the Steelers' chairman.

"I hope you've been lifting weights lately," Woodley said to Rooney on Sunday morning. "Loosen up that right arm. You're going to be lifting the [Super Bowl] trophy tonight."

Hours later, Woodley made good on that promise, playing a monster game as the Steelers won Super Bowl XLIII, ...

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