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Doug’s Superbowl Game Notes

Good return to -36

PIT ball

Quick out

Hand-off lost yardage

INC…3 & out

Punt…muff by Williams…rec by GB


GB ball; 13:13; -21

Shotgun 5 wide…INC…Woodley deflected inside slant

Shotgun run middle…starks hit at line…+1

Shotgun…offsides…Driver quick slant…+24

Kissing Jennifer…missed play

Starks middle…powered for 3

3rd & 7…right through Nelson’s hands…good pass…bad coverage

Punt…end zone…Bush missed it


PITT -20; 0-0; 11:05 1st

Mendenhall…off RT…great block from Johnson…+15

M’hall…power tray…+9

Flag…FS…-5…Johnson

2nd & 6…quick out 0 route…+7

INC…little high, little behind Miller

Punt…in end zone


GB -20; 0-0; 8:17

INC…Rodgers deep to Jennings…good coverage

3 wide…I back…3 step drop…sit down zone…+9

Starks hand-off…bounced outside due to penetration…+7

Nelson…quick out…+9

GB TO

Avoids sack…dump to Jackson

1st & 10…HO Starks with defense spread…+7

Dump to Hall underneath…another hit on Rodgers…+2

Playfake on the go route…Gay never looked for ball…great throw…TD

GB 7-0; 3:44 1st Q


KO…Brown to +42…flag…block in back

Pit…-7…3:34… 1st Q

Playfake…pumpfake…Roethlisberger throws a duck, Ben got hit on arm…INT Collins pick 6

GB 14-0


KO ret to 36

Mendenhall middle…+4

Mendenhall RG/T…+8

Throw back screen to Sanders…late flag…Kemoeatu block in back

1st & 16…shotgun…tons of time…covered up field…dump to Mendenhall…+7

Playfake…Roethlisberger’s plant foot slipped…missed miller throwing short…INC

Roethisberger up the middle on forced draw…+18

End of 1st
Mendenhall bounced outside…Woodson came from CB…TFL

INC…Williams broke up…came back to the ball perfectly

Roethlisberger to Sanders…great blocking…Sanders caught it on the ground

1st & 10…2 TE’s…great blitz pick-up…forced scramble…+2

3 wide…penetration forced run wide…+1

Underneath dump…quick tackle…+4

FG…33 yrd att…good…GB 14-3…11:08 2nd Q


KO ret…Lee to GB -25…11:01

Rodgers behind Jennings…INC

Rodgers 3 step to Jones…good tackle by Gay

3rd & 5…WW

Punt…Brown 1 yard return


PIT -22; GB 14-3; 9:27

Mendenhall bounced outside…+7…flag…Miller hold…bad call

Ben with time to throw…Wallace sit down…+15

2nd & 5…2TE…WW…Jennifer telling story

Amazing catch by Randle El…slant under Ward pick play

1st & 10…Mendonhall facemasked to the ground…-1

PIT TO…GB 14-3…4:35 2nd Q

Thrown into double coverage…Bush doesn’t buy clear-out…steps up and makes INT


GB -47; GB 14-3;

WW

Starks destroys this great run defense to the outside

TD Jennings…why can’t anyone stop the GB slant

GB 21-3; 2:24 2nd Q


KO ret to -23

Deep 9 route back shoulder throw

2 min warning

Wallace deep fade…Woodson in coverage falls on shoulder

TO GB

Tipped pass…INC

Ward…middle…have no idea how it got there or how it was caught

PIT TO

Underneath to Brown…+1 and eats clock

PIT ball +25…pumps…Ward crossing pattern…+18

1st & G…incredible pass to Ward…excellent play by Ben…TD

GB 21-10; :39 2nd Q


KO deep…GB -20

Half time


TB…GB -20

Starks…off RT…flag…hold Lee…-10

Shotgun…Jones 5 yd out…missed tackle +10

Flag…FS…Jennings…-5

Nelson…come back…+5

Shotgun…great time…Jones on deep slant…dropped…INC…wide open…why can’t anyone cover the GB deep slant?
Punt…flag…facemask (bad call)


Pit -49; GB 21-10; 12:39 3rd Q;

Mendenhall…bounced outside…no contain…+17

Ww

Roethlisberger forced draw…+6

Redmon handoff…middle closed…Collins crashed…bounced outside +16

Mendenhall…middle…TD

GB…21-17…10:19 3rd Q;


PIT kO…GB RET…Nelson to -19

GB ball 10:13 3rd Q

Starks middle…

Nelson drop quick slant…INC

Sack…James Harrison…

Punt…47 yd


PIT ball…

Ww

Quick out

3rd & 1…TO PIT

Meweldemore…bounced outside

1st & 10…playfake…overthrown…went upfield with throw…missed TD

Great time to throw…ward crossing route…+15

1st & 10…batted down by Mathews…INC

Heavy pressure…Dump to Miller…new fist shake hand signal…-2

5-wide…Buck factor…just said no GB sacks

52y FG att…hooked it


GB -42…GB 21-17

Playfake roll-out…Nelson middle

Starks TFL Timmons…bad block thrown by Rodgers…-2

TE curl…+5

3rd & 8…PIT TO

Trips RT…INC…Rodgers 1st bad pass

Punt…no ret


PIT ball…-14…GB 21-17; 2:23 3rd Q

Mendenhall…off RT…+4

Quick slant to Wallace…+2

Ben way too high for Wallace…through hands

Punt…Williams threw a right hand


GB -13; Gb 21-17; :47 3rd Q

Playfake…INC…bad throw…high and behind

Rodgers couldn’t get them set…forced roll-out…throw away…INC

3rd & 10…Swain curl…catch & Fumble…INC…challenged…INC

Punt…flag…ineligible…re-kick

Punt…gained 12 yards due to penalty


PIT +41; GB 21-17; :27 3rd Q

Mendenhall off RT…breaks tackle to the outside…+8

Mendenhall fumble…Mathews FF…3 PIT players couldn’t find ball…GB recovered


GB ball -45…GB 21-17…14:50 4th

INC…forced roll-out…deep shot to Jennings

Great blitz pick-up…hot route to Nelson…Polamalou with quick tackle

Jones with catch…great hands…+12 on 3rd down

Good patience…low dump off

Quick slant…Nelson drop…would have been TD

Nelson slant…doesn’t drop…great blocking…Jackson protects…+25

1st & G…sack…great coverage in end zone

Great patience…Rodgers to Jennings…horrible coverage…Polamalou eaten alive…TD

GB 28-17; 11:57 4th Q


GB KO…PIT Ret…

Quick fly to Spaeth…+9

Wallace underneath

5 wide…blitz…ben got hit…flag? Defensive holding on outside

0 route to Wallace behind Ward blocking…+12

Forced roll-out…dump off…Adams hold of Mathews…lot of acting

1st & 20…Wallace WR screen…+2

GB put 9 in box but rushed 4…Ward beat the coverage back to the spot…+15

3rd & 3…Wallace TD…perfect fade by ben…flag? Adams hold on Mathews?

2pt conversion…good decision…look for miller…option to Randle El…good

GB 28-25; 7:34 4th Q


PIT KO…GB ret…Lee to GB -25

Hood sack…-4

Nelson in route…+9

Flag…FS…-5

Jennings deep slant…why can’t anyone cover the deep slant?…perfect throw

I-back…Starks off RT…+12

Inverted whishbone…Starks left side…+1

Jones abuses Gay…0 deep zone

1st & G…playfake…amazing catch by Crabtree…+1

2nd & G…Jones little dump

3rd & G…floater to Nelson…overthrown

23y FG att…good…GB 31-25; 2:07 4th Q


Just heard in stadium music go from Four Seasons to Metallica

GB KO…PIT ret…flag…Fox…dumb

Miller middle…+15

Ward curl…+4

Throw away…back-2-back blitzes

Terrible pass…thought Ward was going deep

4th & 5…no blitz…flag? Refs were consistent in not calling penalties all game


GB victory play…will win 31-25…need one more kneel down