The Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25 in Super Bowl XLV on Sunday night at Cowboys Stadium, the franchise’s fourth Super Bowl title and 13th world championship.
The Packers turned three Steelers turnovers into three touchdowns throughout the course of the game and never gave up the lead, despite multiple comeback attempts by Pittsburgh and a spate of injuries that knocked receiver
A 29-yard TD to receiver
The Steelers rallied to get within 21-17 on a TD pass to Hines Ward just before halftime and a TD run by Rashard Mendenhall in the third quarter. Pittsburgh was close to scoring range again in the fourth quarter when Mendenhall fumbled, however, on a hit from linebacker
Pittsburgh battled back with a 25-yard TD pass from Ben Roethlisberger to Mike Wallace and added a 2-point conversion to make it 28-25 midway through the fourth.
The Packers answered with a long drive for a field goal, the key play coming on a 31-yard pass to Jennings on third-and-10 from Green Bay territory that got the Packers across midfield. The ensuing field goal made it 31-25 with 2:07 left, and the defense needed to make one more stop.
It did, as Roethlisberger threw incomplete to Wallace on fourth-and-5 in the final minute, sealing the win.
Nelson finished with nine catches for 140 yards for the Packers, career highs in both categories.
Roethlisberger was 25 of 40 for 263 yards and two TDs but threw two interceptions. Wallace had nin catches for 89 yards and Ward had seven grabs for 78 yards.