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Fleur-De-Links: Super Sunday February 6, 2011

The grass is always greener on Super Bowl Sunday.  (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
The grass is always greener on Super Bowl Sunday. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
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BillyMiller83 I just bought 60lbs of meat 10lbs of guacamole for tomorrow #fatboytweet
alexbrown96 Congrats to R Dent... RT @bearfns: RICHARD DENT HOF!!!! FINALLY SUPERBOWL XX MVP!!!!!!! CONGRATS!!!!
reggie_bush Congrats to Marshall Faulk on being inducted to the Hall of Fame. One of my favorite players to watch growing up.
TylerLorenzen Bud light Aloft hotel is going bananas. Whoa
reggie_bush Just finished up an ESPN Event with MC Lyte. Got a few lessons on the turn tables I'm ready to DJ now!
alexbrown96 Up with my little girl and she is a show all by herself.... Lmao
TylerLorenzen Nelly is killin
ChaseDaniel Nelly! Bud Light party is insane! With my dudes @tylerlorenzen and @ruckersouthside
TylerLorenzen Rise and grind early morning! Charge it to the game @ChaseDaniel
ChaseDaniel RT @TylerLorenzen Rise and grind early morning! Charge it to the game @ChaseDaniel AYUP!
scottshanle Come on people car seats were invented for a reason! Little kids just floating around in cars..... really? Starting to be a pet peeve
usama_young28 It's 'wear Ur favorite jersey day' at church... U kno I gotta rock the Sean Taylor with the skins one!
scottshanle my final super bowl prediction green bay 31 pittsburgh 14


Stats reveal effect of injuries to New Orleans Saints running backs |
Jeff Duncan - Team was forced to rely more on perimeter players.

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees takes issue with notion team had different attitude in 2010 |
James Varney

Super Bowl XLV

Super Bowl 2011 preview capsule: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers |
Mike Triplett - Inside the game: Super Bowl XLV.

Final Word: Super Bowl XLV - AFC North Blog |
James Walker - Five nuggets of knowledge about Super Bowl XLV.

Final Word: Super Bowl XLV - NFC North Blog |
Kevin Seifert - Five nuggets of knowledge about Super Bowl XLV.

XLV: Game day! - NFC North Blog |
Kevin Seifert -- It's here! We've made it! The hype is (mostly) over! The players are ready! The coaches are set! It's time for us to goooo!

Super Bowl XLV: Pittsburgh Steelers have experience advantage over Green Bay Packers |
Greg Garber - When the lights start to flash on Super Sunday, the first-timers could find the experience a little overwhelming.

A fitting XLV matchup, ending in 'Year of Lombardi' |
Michael Lombardi tells us why GB will win. Includes video of the 'Lombardi' broadway show.

Tradition set to take center stage at Super Bowl 2011 |
James Varney - Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Steelers storied franchises.

Super Bowl 2011 predictions by The Times-Picayune's NFL panelists |
Staff Report - They favor Pittsburgh Steelers 4-3.

NewOrleans.Com's Expert Picks for Super Bowl XLV |
Staff Report

Fun With Super Bowl Prop Bets! | NBC Dallas-Fort Worth
Drew Magary - Want to know how to bet on that obscure first quarter line? WE KNOW!

Fantasy Sports: Super Bowl still fun even without a certain team |
Josh Bousquet

Hall of Fame Hype

Marshall Faulk, Deion Sanders, Shannon Sharpe headline 2011 Hall of Fame class |
Associated Press - Richard Dent, Marshall Faulk, Chris Hanburger, Les Richter, Ed Sabol, Deion Sanders and Shannon Sharpe were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday.

7 get Hall of Fame nods, including Faulk, Sanders |
Sports Network Report - includes official HOF 2011 Inductees press release.

Heaven for seven: Sanders, Faulk among Hall of Fame electees | wire Reports - Two first-year eligible nominees -- Deion Sanders and Marshall Faulk -- were among the five nominees elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday. Includes video of inductees' reactions.

Marshall Faulk to be inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame |
Staff Report - New Orleans Saints' Willie Roaf will not be enshrined this year.

Marshall Faulk: Road to Pro Football Hall of Fame paved in New Orleans |
James Varney - 'It's not where you come from ... it's where you can get to.'

Comeback Kid

Vick's thrilling ride with Eagles nets him AP comeback award | Wire Reports - Less than two years after his release from prison, Michael Vick earned AP's Comeback Player of the Year award.

Labor Pains

Joint NFL-NFLPA Statement Released on Feb. 5 |
Short, sweet, and oh so unrevealing.

NFL labor negotiations looming bigger than Super Bowl 2011 |
Peter Finney - Labor talks paramount to NFL's future.

Owners have $320M saved for lockout |
Adam Schefter - Rumble, rumble. A storm's coming.