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2009 matchup offers some clues

Despite strong defenses, last Packers-Steelers meeting was a shootout

Originally Published: February 3, 2011
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Close to a week of Super Bowl hype hasn't changed anything: The No. 6 playoff seed that has only two players with Super Bowl experience remains a 2½-point favorite over an experienced No. 2 seed filled with veterans who own two Super Bowl rings.

Plenty of other things don't make sense in Super Bowl XLV.

• The Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers, participants in this Super Bowl, last met during the 2009 regular season. Both were ranked among the NFL's top five defensive ...

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