Super Bowl XLV
Super Bowl XLV was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Green Bay Packers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2010 season. The Packers defeated the Steelers by the score of 31–25. The game was played on February 6, 2011, at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the first time the Super Bowl was played in the Dallas–Fort Worth area.
|Date||February 6, 2011|
|Stadium||Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas|
|MVP||Aaron Rodgers, quarterback|
|Favorite||Packers by 3|
|Current/Future Hall of Famers|
|Steelers: Dan Rooney (owner/administrator), Dick LeBeau‡ (assistant coach), Bill Nunn (scout), Troy Polamalu|
Packers: Kevin Greene‡ (assistant coach), Charles Woodson
‡ elected as a player.
|National anthem||Christina Aguilera|
|Coin toss||Deion Sanders, representing the 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame class|
|Halftime show||The Black Eyed Peas, Usher and Slash|
|TV in the United States|
|Announcers||Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver, Chris Myers and Mike Pereira|
|Nielsen ratings||46.0 (national)|
US viewership: 111 million est. avg., 162.9 million est. total
|Market share||69 (national)|
|Cost of 30-second commercial||$3 million|
|Radio in the United States|
|Announcers||Kevin Harlan (play-by-play)|
Boomer Esiason (analyst)
James Lofton and Mark Malone (sideline reporters)
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