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The Super wrap: Call them Sixburgh Steelers

Big Ben proves himself a Super QB during title run

There's no way to know at this early stage where Ben Roethlisberger's career will lead or whether he someday might wind up in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but he surely put an entirely new perspective on his stature with a superb performance in Super Bowl XLIII on Sunday night as the Pittsburgh Steelers became the first franchise to win six Super Bowls.

The story of the 2008 Steelers was supposed to be written by their defense, the league's best, a unit that allowed more than 300 yards in only one of its previous 18 games. Instead, on a night the defense permitted more than 400 yards to the Arizona Cardinals and saw a 13-point, fourth-quarter lead disappear, it was Roethlisberger who took command in the final three minutes by leading a drive... Recommended Stories