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Fleur-de-Links Saturday, January 29 Evening Edition: Super Bowl Bonus

Can you believe your blessed luck today?  

J100, are you in for a treat - a sweet second super helping of Fleur-de-Links with Super Bowl XLV coverage.  

Try not to overdose, because there are still 8 days until the big game. Pace yourself so you can Finish Strong!

The goods follow, after the jump.

XLV Hype

Super Bowl XLV ticket prices going through the roof |
Calvin Watkins - NFL fans are steadily buying tickets for Super Bowl XLV, with one fan spending as much as $70,000 for a suite inside Cowboys Stadium.

Green Bay Packers LB Desmond Bishop and Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger are tied together by a "shoestring." |
Adam Schefter's 10Spot - From now through the kickoff of Super Bowl XLV on Feb. 6, accolades will be showered on the Green Bay Packers' leading men, quarterback Aaron Rodgers, linebacker Clay Matthews and cornerback Charles Woodson.


Going Green with the Packers

Packers LB Zombo back at practice Friday; Walden rests ankle
Associated Press - The Green Bay Packers have some questions about their depth at outside linebacker as they prepare for the Super Bowl.

The value of the James Starks Express - NFC North Blog |
James Walker - From the start, I've been two steps behind the James Starks Express.

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has deep roots in Steelers country |
Elizabeth Merrill - How does it feel to be Mike McCarthy? To be days away from the game he's dreamed about his whole life? To be playing that game against the franchise that made him love football?

The Freezer's moves are catching on - NFC North Blog |
Kevin Seifert - The Freezer it is. Earlier this week, we combined with SportsNation to ask you one of the most-pressing questions currently facing mankind.

No 'Go Pack Go' for Brian Urlacher - NFC North Blog |
Kevin Seifert - During our time at the Epicenter of Humanity, we noted the recent rivalry between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears has been more about respect.

Practice report III - NFC North Blog |
Kevin Seifert - Getting inside Friday's Super Bowl practice report, which in a particularly quirky development, required both teams to classify their injured players' prospects for playing the Feb. 6 game.

B.J. Raji saves the world - NFC North Blog |
Kevin Seifert - Green Bay Packers nose tackle B.J. Raji had an active week, at least on the NFC North blog. Includes video praise from Trent Dilfer.


Steelers' Wheels

Steelers' Troy Polamalu, Bryant McFadden return to practice |
ESPN News Services - Cornerback Bryant McFadden, safety Troy Polamalu and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders returned to practice Friday for the first time since the Steelers' AFC championship victory.

LaMarr Woodley peaks in the postseason - AFC North Blog |
James Walker - Of all the great pass-rushers in NFL history, Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley stands alone in one important category.

Morning take: Steelers rally - AFC North Blog |
James Walker - Here are the most interesting stories Saturday in the AFC North.

Scouts Inc. on Pouncey's potential loss - AFC North Blog |
James Walker - It looks more and more like the Pittsburgh Steelers will be without Maurkice Pouncey in Super Bowl XLV.

The Flem File knows Pittsburgh Steelers are champions, but they also have a dark side | Page 2
David Fleming - Flem File examines skeletons hidingin the Steelers' closet.