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This is an article from the Feb. 2, 2009 issue
Best of the Best
The NFL's last men standing are set for the season's final face-off
Who will win, Big Ben or Comeback Kurt? This week SI.com has complete coverage from Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa as Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers vie for the franchise's sixth NFL title in a showdown with Kurt Warner and the surging Cardinals. Every day you can read profiles, news and analysis from SI's top NFL writers, including Don Banks's five reasons why Pittsburgh will win and Adam Duerson's take on why Arizona will take home the trophy. Plus...
• SI Vault Broadway Joe leads the Jets past the Colts in Super Bowl III; Pittsburgh's Terry Bradshaw lights it up against the Cowboys in Super Bowl XIII
• The Dan Patrick Show from the Super Bowl, with special guests Brian Billick, Matt Cassel, Matt Hasselbeck, Joe Montana, Brady Quinn, Warren Sapp, Phil Simms and Michael Strahan
• Tale of the Tape between Pittsburgh and Phoenix by Brant James
• Photo Galleries of the Super Bowl's Top 10 Moments, Greatest Controversies and Biggest Upsets, including Terrell Davis and the Broncos' win over the Packers in Super Bowl XXXII
• Game breakdown by Bucky Brooks
• Daily Super Bowl blog and a photo gallery of top plays and key players from the game
SI.com at the Super Bowl
Our experts head to Tampa to break down the game
Monday Morning Quarterback, the Tuesday Mailbag, Ten Things I Think I Think About the Super Bowl and reaction to the Hall of Fame announcement
Snap Judgments, My Day at the Media Day Circus, a look at the Cardinals' chief scoring threat (Pro Bowl receiver Larry Fitzgerald) and analysis of the game
How the play of Hines Ward, who's recovering from a right MCL sprain suffered in the AFC Championship Game, will make or break the Steelers
Arizona's running backs by committee (J.J. Arrington, Tim Hightower and Edgerrin James); a tough and emotional Todd Haley leads the Cardinals offense
Live Game Blog, the fall from grace of Arizona's Matt Leinart and, because it's about more than just football, Super Bowl After Hours: Where's the Party in Tampa?
> Get complete Super Bowl coverage at SI.com/NFL.
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