TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh offense
ended a Super Bowl of incredible swings with a final-minute
touchdown for a historic victory.
Santonio Holmes made a brilliant 6-yard catch deep in the right
corner of the end zone with 35 seconds remaining, lifting the
Steelers to a record-setting sixth Super Bowl win, 27-23 over the
It was one of the most thrilling finishes to the NFL title game.
The Steelers (15-4), winning their second Super Bowl in four
seasons, led 20-7 in the fourth quarter, only to see Kurt Warner
and the Cardinals stage a remarkable rally to go in front 23-20
with 2:37 remaining. That's when Warner hit All-Pro receiver Larry
Fitzgerald in stride for a 64-yard touchdown.
Fitzgerald sped down the middle of the field, watching himself
outrun the Steelers on the huge video screen.
Fitzgerald could only watch from the sideline as Roethlisberger
engineered a 78-yard drive to win it.
Holmes was selected the game's MVP.