Behind the Scenes at SB XLIII
Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and SI photographer Michael J. LeBrecht II teamed up to take these behind-the-scenes shots at Super Bowl XLIII.<br><br>Pittsburgh safety Troy Polamalu plays pool during a break in the locker room of the Steelers' practice facility at the University of South Florida.
Ben Roethlisberger at dinner with his offensive linemen a few days before the game.
Hines Ward enters the hyperbaric chamber in his hotel room to treat an injury in the days leading up to the game.
Hines Ward (left) and James Harrison pose for the camera.
Mike Tomlin arrives at the Super Bowl.
Ben Roethlisberger has his game face on as he heads to the locker room.
Dennis Dixon (left), Ben Roethlisberger and Jeff Reed in a moment of reflection before taking the field.
An offensive lineman listens to music as time winds down.
Wille Parker stretching before the game.
Anthony Smith didn't mind showing off his tattoo before getting his uniform on.
Willie Colon (74) with teammates before heading to the field.
Ben Roethlisberger is ready for action.
Casey Hampton (98) leads teammates to battle.
Ben Roethlisberger with the Lombardi trophy.
Troy Polamalu entertains the media after the Steelers victory.
Justin Hartwig gets his right leg untaped.
Hines Ward checks out his gimpy knee.
James Harrison doesn't appear to be a rush to get dressed.
James Farrior shares his recollections about the game.
James Farrior (left) and Larry Foote smoking victory cigars.