Super Bowls have become closer
TAMPA, Fla. -- Super Super Bowls are becoming a habit.
The Pittsburgh Steelers' 27-23 win Sunday night over the Arizona Cardinals was another classic in an era of great games -- "a game for the ages," commissioner Roger Goodell called it.
Indeed, with a few of exceptions (notably Ravens 34, Giants 7 in 2001) fans have been treated to a decade's worth of rousing NFL championships.
Consider that the typical Super Bowl score from 1980-99 was 35-17.
But starting in 2000, when ...
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SUPER BOWL XLIII
In one of the best Super Bowls ever, the Steelers blew a 13-point lead before they delivered their own comeback to beat Arizona, 27-23. Super Central
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