Steelers top Seahawks in Super Bowl XL
|Steelers top Seahawks in Super Bowl XL|
Ben Roethlisberger ran for a touchdown and Antwaan Randle El threw for a score on Sunday as the Pittsburgh Steelers topped the Seattle Seahawks 21-10 in Super Bowl XL.
The Steelers were pegged as 4-point favorites on the closing line, and managed to cover the spread. The combined score fell well UNDER the game's posted total (46.5).
Roethlisberger went 9-of-21 for 123 yards in the win, with no touchdown passes and two interceptions. Willie Parker picked up a rushing touchdown, and Hines Ward was the recipient of Randle El's fourth-quarter pass.
For the Seahawks, Matt Hasselbeck was good on 26-of-49 pass attempts for 273 yards, tossing a TD strike to Jerramy Stevens and getting picked off once. Josh Brown booted a field goal for Seattle to open the scoring in the first quarter.
Ward, with 123 receiving yards on the night, was named the game's MVP.