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Super Bowl XLIII: Steelers rally to beat Cardinals, 27-23

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talk prior to the start of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Photo by Julie Jacobson

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talk prior to the start of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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  • Fans fill the stadium before the start of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • Jets fly over the stadium at the start of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • The Arizona Cardinals come onto the field at the start of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers players run onto the field before the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • An Arizona Cardinals fan holds up a sign prior to the start of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
  • A Pittsburgh Steelers fan waves a sign before the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
  • Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt, right, greets Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin before the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner warms up before the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game where the Cardinals will face the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla.  (AP Photo/St. Petersburg Times, Brian Cassella)  ** TAMPA OUT, USA TODAY OUT,  HERNANDO TODAY OUT,  CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE OUT, NO MAGS,  NO SALES **
  • Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner (13) and Arizona Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart (7) warm up on the field prior to the start of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger talk prior to the start of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers gather on the field before the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
  • Jennifer Hudson sings the national anthem before the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game between the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
  • Faith Hill sings 'America the Beautiful' before the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner (13) hands off the ball to Arizona Cardinals running back Edgerrin James (32) during the first quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
  • Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell (93) and Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett (90) tackle Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on a play that what was initially ruled a 1-yard touchdown run against the Arizona Cardinals during the first quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. After a replay, Roethlisberger was ruled down short of the goal line. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers' Jeff Reed (3) kicks a field goal during the first quarter against the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
  • Referee Terry McAulay, right, tries to break up a scuffle between Arizona Cardinals defensive end Antonio Smith (94) and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward in the first quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
  • Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner, left, looks to throw a pass over Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons, right, during the first quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner (13) hands off the ball to Arizona Cardinals running back Edgerrin James (32) during the first quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison returns an interception for a 100-yard touchdown during the second quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. At right is Arizona Cardinals guard Reggie Wells. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • Arizona Cardinals running back Edgerrin James (32) is tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Farrior during the second quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • Arizona Cardinals running back Edgerrin James (32) tries to break a tackle by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Tyrone Carter during the second quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Farrior (51), left, reaches for Arizona Cardinals running back Edgerrin James (32) as James jumps over Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor (24) in the second quarter the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
  • Arizona Cardinals linebacker Karlos Dansby falls to the ground following an interception during the second quarter the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison cradles the ball in the end zone after a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown, as Arizona Cardinals wide receivers Larry Fitzgerald and Steve Breaston (15)  lie on the turf nearby during the second quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
  • Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Steve Breaston (15) runs from Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay (22) after making a reception during the second quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • Fireworks go off during the halftime of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • Bruce Springsteen performs during the halftime of NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
  • Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Anquan Boldin (81) pulls in a pass as Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Farrior (51) makes the tackle with help from Ryan Clark (25) during the third quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes, left, breaks away from Arizona Cardinals defensive back Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie during the third quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes, left, breaks away from Arizona Cardinals defensive back Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie during the third quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald reacts after his 1-yard touchdown reception against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) gets pressured by Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett (90) during the fourth quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
  • Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) catches a 1-yard touchdown pass in front of Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor, top, during the fourth quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes, right, catches a 6-yard touchdown pass in front of Arizona Cardinals safety Aaron Francisco during the fourth quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes(10) is congratulated by his teammate Mewelde Moore after scoring a touchdown during the fourth quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. The Steelers won 27-23. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
  • Arizona Cardinals defensive end Bertrand Berry (92) reacts after the Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 in the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • Arizona Cardinals' offensive lineman Lyle Sendlein (63) reacts on the bench late in the fourth quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/St. Petersburg Times, Brendan Fitterer)
  • Dejected Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner leaves the field after the Cardinals' 27-23 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, left, talks to Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner  after the Steelers beat the Cardinals 27-23 in the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
  • Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt, left, greets Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin after Steelers defeated the Cardinals 27-23 to win the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin celebrates after his team defeated the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. The Steelers won 27-23. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin celebrates with linebacker James Farrior (51) after their  27-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Daniel M. Rooney holds the Vince Lombardi trophy after the Steelers' 27-23 win against the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Jason Capizzi celebrates after the Steelers beat the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 in the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers guard Darnell Stapleton hold a newspaper as he celebrates his team's 27-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL Super Bowl XLIII football game, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The Pittsburgh Steelers rallied to beat the Arizona Cardinals, 27-23, in the Super Bowl Championship game Feb. 1, 2009 in Tampa.

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