Skiff staff picks from remaining teams for Super Bowl XLV berth

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    With TCU’s football season over, there’s still one more football game that will at least partly involve the university.

    Super Bowl XLV will be played just down Interstate 30 at Cowboys Stadium on Feb. 6. TCU’s Sam Baugh Indoor Practice Facility will be the practice site of the AFC representative and Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth will be ESPN’s Super Bowl headquarters. The Chicago Bears will host the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the NFC Championship game on Fox. The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the New York Jets Sunday at 5:30 in the AFC Championship game on CBS.

    The Bears haven’t won a Lombardi Trophy (or done the Super Bowl Shuffle) since 1985, and the Packers won their last world championship with some 27-year-old gunslinger named Brett Favre under center; Favre wasn’t wearing Wrangler’s at the time. Former TCU offensive lineman Marshall Newhouse will go to the NFC Championship game in his rookie season.

    Former TCU standout running back LaDainian Tomlinson will have his chance to help the Jets win a Super Bowl for the first time in over 40 years. Former Horned Frog Drew Coleman is also a cornerback on the Jets. The Steelers probably wouldn’t want to play anywhere else other than Cowboys Stadium if they have a chance to add to their NFL-best six Super Bowl Championships (the Cowboys are tied for second place with the San Francisco 49ers with five Super Bowl wins). Cowboys owner and GM Jerry Jones is probably already losing sleep over Steelers fans waiving the infamous terrible towels inside Jerry’s Dallas Palace.

    Our editors pick which of the four remaining teams will earn a berth to Super Bowl XLV this weekend:

    Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears: Sunday at 2:00 on Fox

    New York Jets vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Sunday at 5:30 on CBS

    Ryne Sulier, Daily Skiff sports editor :

    Green Bay Packers

    Pittsburgh Steelers

    Kerri Feczko, Daily Skiff news editor :

    Chicago Bears

    New York Jets

    Marshall Doig, Daily Skiff associate and opinion editor :

    Green Bay Packers

    New York Jets

    Madison Pelletier, News Now sports director :

    Green Bay Packers

    New York Jets

    Matt Coffelt, Daily Skiff multimedia editor :

    Green Bay Packers

    New York Jets

    Mark Bell, Daily Skiff managing editor :

    Green Bay Packers

    Pittsburgh Steelers