Two of the NFL's most storied franchises will meet in Super Bowl XLV when the Green Bay Packers battle the Pittsburgh Steelers in Dallas at Cowboys Stadium.
The Packers held off the Chicago Bears Sunday afternoon, 21-14, to win the NFC Championship, and become the conference's first six seed to advance to the Super Bowl. In the AFC Championship Game, the New York Jets outscored the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-0 in the second half, but it wasn't enough as the home-team Steelers held on for the 24-19 win.
It will mark Pittsburgh's eighth Super Bowl appearance (the Steelers are 6-1 in the big game, including titles in 2005 and 2008). For Green Bay, it will be their fourth Super Bowl, and their first since the 1996 season (the Packers won nine NFL Championships before the existence of the Super Bowl).
When they meet, the Steelers will be aiming for their NFL-record seventh Super Bowl win, while the Packers can move into sole possession of fourth place on the all-time Super Bowl list with their fourth win.
Super Bowl XLV will kick off at 6:25 p.m. Eastern (5:25 p.m. Central) two Sundays from now, on February 7, from Cowboys Stadium in Dallas.